Stoney, which featured a sensual verse and suggestive hook from Canada’s hottest export alongside Malone’s more explicit narrative about falling in love. Combining country and hip-hop with a lazy flow, Malone has benefited from a sound popularized by the likes of Drake, Lil Yachty and Houston’s own Travis Scott. Malone’s career is in its infancy, and he already has a certified platinum album to his name. His star will continue to rise as long as he’s able to land features with big stars like Quavo, Future, 2 Chainz and, of course, Bieber.
Opening for Justin Bieber could jump-start just about anyone’s career these days, and Post Malone capitalized on that opportunity just last year. The Dallas native’s relationship with the Biebs was further emboldened on his debut album,