What began as just a simple game of Guitar Hero turned into a headlining career.
It all started back in August 2015 when “White Iverson” was released and Post Malone instantly made it into our hearts.
All over social media are videos of Post Malone singing, either in concert or just while hanging out with his crew having a good time.
No matter the setting, you can see the pure passion he instills in his music.
His internet presence is part of what makes him so unique.
If you go to his Twitter account, he’s mostly just talking about Call of Duty. In his own quirky way, that makes him much more relatable to the average person. Because Post Malone is so relatable, his audience is much broader than most artists.
He’s very odd but in a refreshing way. He doesn’t fit into your typical stereotype of a successful musician in his looks or in his behavior.
He embodies a new spin on a hip-hop artist. His success shows that there isn’t a specific mold that you need to fit into in order to be successful in the music industry.
As far as his music goes, I think everyone can agree it’s extremely impressive that he started learning guitar by playing Guitar Hero.
From there he taught himself by watching YouTube videos.
It shows you don’t necessarily need every high-end resource or instructor you can find as long as you are dedicated to putting in the work.
His music style fits his personality because it is as unique as he is.
Every song Post Malone releases are relatable to everyone, but no two are the same.
He has some that you would play during a relaxing wine night and some that you would want to bop to at a music festival.
Post’s clever lyrics also make his music more interesting to anyone listening.
Post Malone is the type of artist where you remember where you were when you first heard about him.
For me, I was in my psychology class, and the guy behind me was messing with my French braids and told me I looked like Post Malone.
At the time, I didn’t know who he was nor did I realize any comparison to him was flattering. After that, I watched every video he had on YouTube and was mesmerized by his raw talent.
I noticed that he did whatever he wanted to be happy.
That’s how he started his music career; he just up and moved to Los Angeles because he thought he’d be happier there. I think everyone can take notes from how he lives his life.
He’s well-liked because he’s the exact opposite of someone you would expect to make great music, especially in the genre he’s in.
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