Focus on Post Malone, the artist who is attempting to break the codes of rap. “Rockstar” to “Better Now”, who is he really ?
The musical genres that mean nothing to Post Malone. Everything is a question of music for him, and it is perhaps for this that it is one of the most popular artists today. Cannot be passed to the side of the rapper/singer/songwriter who is very quickly become friends with Kanye West and Justin Bieber these past two years. It’s simple, Post Malone is a real phenomenon. It is not for nothing that his songs “Congratulations” and “Rockstar” featuring 21 Savage as well as his albums Stoney and Beerbongs & Bentleys have squatted the tops of the us charts. But then who is Post Malone ? You in fact discover a little more about him in the #Soundcheck of the week.
That is Post Malone ?
Post Malone aka Austin Richard Post was born on 4 July 1995. The rapper/“rockstar”of 23 years was born in Syracuse, New York before you moved to Texas. The singer refuses to define his music by genre, although we can feel of hip-hop influences very pronounced : “We should just do music. I met so many people who have told me that they listened to everything except a few genres in particular, and I find it really stupid. If you like the song even if it is part of a genre of music that you don’t like of course we should listen to him.” he revealed to the magazine GQ.
How was it discovered ?
Post Malone has been discovered on SoundCloud after he posted his hit “White Iversion”. The song has been heard so many times that Republic Records offered him a contract.
How he learned to play the guitar ?
Posty has been found to have learned to play the guitar thanks to Guitar Hero. The video game was so inspired that his mother offered him a guitar as a Washburn Lyon for Christmas. The artist has learned to play all alone by watching videos on YouTube.
The universe is out to get him-he really ?
“God must hate me lol,” wrote the singer after her two accidents. The next lines are not the summary of the upcoming film final Destination, but they are well the life of Post Malone. Just after the emergency landing of his private jet after only two wheels have exploded during takeoff, the singer has been in a car accident in his Rolls-Royce.
A new album in preparation ?
Just a month after the release of Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone has confirmed that he was working on a new album : “I’m in the process of writing the next album. Thank you to all those who listen to my music.” he wrote on Twitter.
Post Malone is part of this new wave of rappers such as Lil Uzi Vert, a Lil Pump and Loyle Carner, who try to erase the boundaries of hip-hop. Their music is a mixture quite surprising to pop, R&B, rap, emo, punk and indie rock. Post Malone-we were actually surprised at the Rock en Seine 2018 when the final day of the festival at the top because of it. It is indeed comfortable no matter what he sings behind the mic : rap, R&B or songs a lot more folk. You can be sure after having seen live the most interesting thing in Post Malone is his versatility as an artist.