Malone has released two studio albums: Stoney (2016) and Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018). The former peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 and the latter debuted at number one.
Here are 20 secrets about Post Malone that you may not have known:
1. Post Malone was born Austin Richard Post on July 4, 1995, in Syracuse, New York.
2. He is of Irish and Italian descent.
3. Malone’s first exposure to music came from his father, who played guitar and sang country songs.
4. He began learning to play the guitar at the age of nine.
5. When Malone was 16, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career.
6. In 2015, Malone released his debut single “White Iverson”.
7. The song became a viral hit and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
8. Malone’s debut album, Stoney, was released in December 2016 and peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 chart.
9. His second album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, was released in April 2018 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.
10. Malone has been accused of cultural appropriation for his use of hip-hop and rap music.
11. He has denied the allegations, stating that he grew up listening to hip-hop and rap music.
12. Malone is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys football team.
13. He has also expressed interest in playing professional basketball.
14. In January 2019, Malone announced that he would be embarking on a North American tour in support of his album Beerbongs & Bentleys.
15. The tour begins on April 26 in Portland, Oregon and ends on July 27 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
16. In May 2018, it was announced that Malone would be collaborating with Swae Lee on the song “Sunflower” for the soundtrack of the film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
17. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
18. Malone is a recovering alcoholic and has been sober since October 2018.
19. He credits his sobriety to his relationship with Hailey Bieber, whom he began dating in early 2019.
20. In March 2019, it was announced that Malone would be headlining the Boston Calling Music Festival in May 2019.
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