17 Facts About Post Malone That I Learned From Reading His Wiki Page On The Toilet This Morning
A Post post.
First things first: His birth name is Austin Post. He got the Malone part from a rap name generator.
He has the same birthday as America: July 4th. And he's currently 22 years old.
He was born and raised in Syracuse, New York, but his family moved to Grapevine, Texas when he was nine years old.
He was voted "Most Likely To Become Famous" as a senior at Grapevine High School.
He learned to play guitar after getting really into Guitar Hero.
As a teenager he worked at a Chicken Express.
Post's first indie hit was "White Iverson," which he wrote two days before recording and posting to his SoundCloud.
He performed at Kylie Jenner's 18th birthday party.
"Congratulations" featuring Quavo was his first song to chart the Billboard Hot 100.
"Rockstar" featuring 21 Savage was his first #1 hit.
Post Malone credits Bob Dylan as one of his biggest musical inspirations. He even has a Dylan portrait tattoo.
He also has a portrait tat of President John F. Kennedy, who he admires for speaking out against "crazy corruption stuff" in American government.
Post supports the Second Ammendment and owns a "disconcerting" number of guns, according to Rolling Stone.
He expressed support for Bernie Sanders during the election cycle but didn't vote.
He opened for Justin Bieber's Purpose World Tour.
And his new album Beerbongs & Bentleys is out December 1, 2017.
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