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Post Malone Announces Summer Tour With 21 Savage
Anticipation is enormous for Post Malone's already delayed follow-up album to his 2016 super-hit Stoney, so some relief is provided by the 28-date April–June U.S. tour announced on Feb. 20. Accompanying him on most of those dates are artists 21 Savage and SOB X RBE.
The first taste of Post Malone's awaited sophomore effort was the ubiquitous hit single "Rockstar" featuring tour-mate 21 Savage. Both men made it onto Forbes' Hip-Hop's Future Moguls class of 2018 partly due to the song's year-end success. One of the magazine's judges said she even heard "Rockstar" pumping from an elderly lady's convertible at the airport. SOB X RBE have the track "Paramedic!" on Black Panther: The Album, Billboard 200's No. 1 album for the week ending Feb. 15.
Hip-hop and R&B have become bigger than rock and manager of media for Republic Records, Matthew Bernal said, "Post Malone's 'Rockstar,' which was the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 for eight consecutive weeks last year, is a strong indication of how today's hip-hop artists view themselves: as rock stars."