Post Malone and his girlfriend are expecting their first kid, and the rapper couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of being a father.
It was confirmed by the singer, who told TMZ on Tuesday, May 3, that he was “excited for this next chapter in my life.” “I’m the happiest I’ve ever been,” he added.
The “Sunflower” rapper, who has not publicly revealed the identity of his new partner, went on to say that he has decided it is “time to take care of my body and my family and friends, and spread as much love as we can every day.” as he prepares to take on the role of a father.
Austin Richard Post, who goes by the stage name Malone, added, “And [I want to] spread as much love as we can every day.”
The rapper’s close family members gathered over the weekend to celebrate the big announcement, sources close to him said.
When asked why he chose Salt Lake City over Los Angeles, the rapper said in a recent interview with Billboard that he wanted to be closer to his family.
“People wanted me to stay in LA — that’s where the work gets done — but I was fed up. There’s always something to do, and someone always wants something from ya — and I didn’t want to go crazy,” he said.
Famous for his deep songwriting and diverse vocal styles, Malone has received recognition for his ability to seamlessly merge genres and subgenres of pop, hip hop, R&B, and trap music together.
There’s a lot to be excited about for the “Rockstar” singer right now as he prepares to release his fourth studio album, Twelve Carat Toothache, next month.