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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Post Malone

The former member of the music group, BLKCVRD. The American record producer, guitarist and singer, Post Malone was born Austin Richard Post on 4th July 1995 in Syracuse, New York. He began to play the guitar and audition for the band Crown The Empire in 2010, but was rejected after his guitar strings broke during the audition. He credited his love for music to his father, who exposed him to music making for all genres, including country music. There is no doubt that the 20-years-old singer and record producer is definitely a name to be reckon with in the music industry.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Post Malone
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Post Malone

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the American singer, guitarist and record producer, Post Malone:

1. Post Malone was born Austin Richard Post on 4th July 1995 in Syracuse, New York.

2. His father was the Dallas Cowboys’ assistant director of food and beverage.

3. He attended and graduated from Grapevine High School and later enrolled in Tarrant County College.

4. He began to play the guitar and audition for the band Crown The Empire in 2010, but was rejected after his guitar strings broke during the audition.

5. He first began learning how to produce music through FL Studio and when he was 16-years-old, he started working on his first independent mixtape.

6. He credited his love for music to his father, who exposed him to music making for all genres, including country music.

7. He was also part of a music group, called BLKCVRD.

8. He first gained major recognition in February 2015, after the release of his debut commercial single “White Iverson”.

9. In August 2015, Malone landed a record deal with Republic Records.

10. He began his friendship with a Canadian singer-songwriter Justin Bieber, which led to him to be a opening act for Bieber’s Purpose World Tour.

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