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17 Facts About Post Malone That I Learned From Reading His Wiki Page On The Toilet This Morning

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3. He was born and raised in Syracuse, New York, but his family moved to Grapevine, Texas when he was nine years old.

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He returned to Syracuse to attend to Syracuse University but dropped out to pursue music before graduating.


7. Before he became a rapper, Post was in a metal band.

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He also auditioned to be in Crown The Empire, but his guitar string snapped mid-performance and he wasn't asked back.

8. Post's first indie hit was "White Iverson," which he wrote two days before recording and posting to his SoundCloud.

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Today, the corresponding music video has nearly half a billion views on YouTube. He signed with Republic Records soon after.


10. "Congratulations" featuring Quavo was his first song to chart the Billboard Hot 100.

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It peaked at #8.

11. "Rockstar" featuring 21 Savage was his first #1 hit.

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Which only happened a few months ago.

12. Post Malone credits Bob Dylan as one of his biggest musical inspirations. He even has a Dylan portrait tattoo.

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He once called "Subterranean Homesick Blues" the first rap song, which is obviously a point of contention among music lovers.


15. He expressed support for Bernie Sanders during the election cycle but didn't vote.

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He also said he would consider performing at Donald Trump's inauguration if the money was right.