Post Malone Biography

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Name:  Austin Richard Post

Born:  July 4, 1995 (age 26) Syracuse, New York, U.S.

Occupation: Singer-songwriter, Rapper, Record producer

Years active: 2013 - Present

Genres: Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Trap

Instruments: Vocals, Guitar

Labels: Republic

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Father: Rich Post

Mother: Jodie Post (Stepmother)

Website: http://postmalone.com/


1995: Born in Syracuse, New York.

2013: Malone, Probst, and several other producers and artists formed the music group BLCKVRD and recorded music together.

February 2015: Released and uploaded the song "White Iverson" to his SoundCloud account. 

July 2015: Released music video of "White Iverson".

August 2015: Signed a recording contract with Republic Records and worked with a number of prominent rappers such as 50 Cent, Young Thug, and Kanye West. 

April 2016: Premiered his new single, "Go Flex" on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show.

May 2016: Released his first full-length project, a mixtape, titled "August 26th".

December 2016: Released his album, "Stoney". The album was also featured the top 100 hits "I Fall Apart", and "Deja Vu", featuring Bieber.

September 2017: Released his first single, "Rockstar" featuring 21 Savage from his second studio album, "Beerbongs & Bentleys" and it peaked at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and held the spot for eight consecutive weeks.

November 2017: Released music video of "Roackstar".

February 2018: Released his new song with Ty Dolla Sign, "Psycho".

April 2018: Released his second studio album, "Beerbongs & Bentleys" and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200.

May 2018: Won Top Rap Song at the Billboard Music Awards for "Rockstar" featuring 21 Savage.

August 2018: Teaser for a collaboration album with rapper Mac Miller.

July 2019: Released the single, "Goodbyes" featuring Young Thug.

August 2019: Released his song, "Circles".

September 2019: Released his third studio album "Hollywood's Bleeding" and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200.

April 2020: Performed a live-streamed set consisting entirely of Nirvana covers from his home.

June 2020: Was featured on Tyla Yaweh's single, "Tommy Lee".  

April 2021: Was featured on DJ Khaled’s song “I Did It”, featuring DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, and Lil Baby.

July 2021: Released the single "Motley Crew" together with a music video, featuring several guest stars, past collaborators and friends including Tommy Lee, Tyga, Tyla Yaweh and his manager Dre London. 

November 2021: Released his lead single "One Right Now" with the Weeknd from his upcoming fourth studio album, "Twelve Carat Toothache".


Trivia:

  • He started playing guitar in 2009 because of Guitar Hero. He taught himself through YouTube videos. He was in a high school hardcore band and began recording his own mixtape when he was 16.
  • Got his stage name, Post Malone, from a rap name generator online.
  • He said he loves it when people claim that he bears a resemblance to actor Shia LaBeouf.

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