Post Malone Releases New Song “Cooped Up” With Roddy Ricch

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Post Malone has launched a new song entitled “Cooped Up,” featuring Roddy Ricch. It’s the most recent preview of his new album Twelve Carat Toothache. Malone stands as the producer of the single with his constant collaborator Louis Bell. 

“Cooped Up” is the second single Post Malone has released from his upcoming album, after “One Right Now” with The Weeknd. He previewed other new songs on his Instagram Live not long ago, such as team-ups with the Kid Laroi, Doja Cat, and Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold. 

Twelve Carat Toothache will be released on June 3. It launches after Post Malone’s 2019 studio LP Hollywood’s Bleeding. Malone told Billboard that the latest album expresses “the ups and downs and the disarray and the bipolar aspect of being an artist in the mainstream.” 

This weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live will feature Post Malone as a musical guest, his debut on the show, with Selena Gomez hosting it. 

Born Austin Richard Post, Malone is an American rapper and singer-songwriter famous for his introspective songwriting and vocal styles. He usually blends genres and subgenres of pop, hip hop, R&B, and trap. 

His stage name was acquired by putting his birth name into a rap name generator. 

The 26-year-old started his music career in 2013 as an independent artist and gained popularity with his 2015 debut single, “White Iverson,” which ranked number 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100. 

Malone then inked a recording contract with Republic Records and launched his debut studio album, Stoney, in 2016. One of the album’s songs is the diamond hit single “Congratulations.” The album broke records, remaining on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for 77 weeks. 

Beerbongs and Bentleys, his second album, launched at the top ranks on the US Billboard 200 and broke numerous streaming records. It had the Hot 100 number-one singles “Rockstar” and “Psycho” and received a nomination for Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards in 2018. 

The third number one, “Sunflower,” was the promotional and lead single to the soundtrack for the MCU film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. It was on Malone’s third album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, which earned Malone the second number one. 

The second single also reached number one rank and broke records, remaining on the top ten charts for 39 weeks on the Hot 100. 

Post Malone is one of the highly esteemed music artists with more than 80 million records sold. He has snagged 10 Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, one MTV Video Music Award, and has been nominated for the Grammy Awards six times.

Posted by Georgina Stewart

Georgina is a singer and songwriter. She loves writing about music and everything that comes with it.

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