Post Malone shows off his tattoo-free face in new throwback video

9 April 2020, 15:11

Jazmin Duribe

By Jazmin Duribe

WAIT... that is not Post?!

Post Malone has become known for his trademark collection of face tattoos. The rapper currently has multiple inkings, including "Always Tired", a bloody buzzsaw, a Playboy bunny and "Stay Away" tattooed on his face. However, a recently unearthed video shows what Post looked like before his face ink – and he looks SO different.

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Rapper Riff Raff found a video of Post Malone, real name Austin Post, from 2016 while going through his phone. In the video, which Riff Raff posted to Instagram, Post is singing his track 'Big Lie' off of his debut album Stoney. Riff Raff captioned the post: "STAYiNG AT HOME GOT ME FiNDiNG ViDEOS OF POST MALONE ON MY OLD BAT PHONE."

Post Malone Face Tattoos
A rare video of Post Malone without face tattoos has surfaced and he looks so different. Picture: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Fanatics, @jodyhighroller via Instagram

Post looked remarkably different in the short clip, rocking longer braided hair, a gleaming grill and chains. But what was most noticeable of all was his face, which was completely free from tattoos.

In a recent interview with GQ, Post admitted that he started getting face tattoos because he thought he was "ugly".

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He said: "I'm a ugly-ass motherfucker. It does maybe come from a place of insecurity, to where I don't like how I look, so I'm going to put something cool on there so I can look at myself and say, 'You look cool, kid, and have a modicum of self-confidence, when it comes to my appearance."

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