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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.

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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.

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13. He also has a portrait tat of President John F. Kennedy, who he admires for speaking out against "crazy corruption stuff" in American government.

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.

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