Post Malone

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Post Malone performing in Toronto, 2016.

Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), better known as Post Malone, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He first became known following the release of his first single "White Iverson" in February 2015. He is also known for his singles "Congratulations", "Rockstar" and "I Fall Apart". In August 2015, he landed a record deal with Republic Records. On December 9, 2016, he released his first studio album Stoney.

Personal life[change | change source]

Malone was born in Syracuse, New York. He moved to Grapevine, Texas at the age of nine. He started to play guitar after playing Guitar Hero.[1]

Politics[change | change source]

Post has a tattoo of U.S. president John F. Kennedy on his arm, and has admired Kennedy's tackle on corruption.[2] During the 2016 election, Post criticized both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton saying both were "unfit" to be president.[3] He supported Bernie Sanders during the election cycle.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Golden, Zara (May 14, 2015). "How Post Malone Became The Most Random Success In Rap". The FADER. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  2. "Post Malone Talks JFK Assassination & Trump Inauguration on 'The Breakfast Club'". Billboard. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Post Malone Isn't Exactly Opposed To Performing At Trump's Inauguration". Uproxx. December 20, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2017.

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