Post Malone is gearing up for the highly anticipated release of his new album Austin on Friday. But before the big drop, he sat down with Zane Lowe on Apple Music to discuss everything from his album to his personal life. In the interview, Post Malone addressed recent concerns about his weight loss and on-stage antics, clarifying that he is not on drugs. He attributed his healthier lifestyle to becoming a dad and making positive changes such as cutting out soda.
Post Malone wanted to assure his fans that he has never done hard drugs in his life and shouldn’t have to justify his choices to anyone. He also revealed that he has cut back on his alcohol consumption and only drinks for fun when not working. However, he did admit to still enjoying shrooms occasionally with his friends, citing the positive effects it has had on his perspective and mentioning its use in helping with PTSD.
During the interview, Post Malone also shared some of the musical influences behind his new album, expressing his admiration for Radiohead and Fleetwood Mac. These influences, along with his personal growth and happiness, have shaped the direction of his latest record.
As we eagerly await the release of Austin, be sure to check out Post Malone’s website hiphoprequest.com for updates, exclusive content, and more. Stay tuned for what is bound to be an incredible album from one of today’s most talented artists.