Minecraft is an incredibly popular game, so it isn’t too surprising to hear that it has some famous fans. Rapper, singer, and songwriter Post Malone, however, took his fandom a step further than most before becoming a big-time celebrity. The musician was a Minecraft creator, producing video content around the game to share online. Here’s the need-to-know on the Post Malone Minecraft connection.
Was Post Malone a Minecraft YouTuber?
Yes. Before becoming a famous rap artist, Post Malone belonged to a group of Minecraft YouTubers known as Team Crafted.
As a teen, Malone played a lot of Minecraft and eventually lent his skills to Team Crafted. The group has since disbanded, though a young Post Malone can be seen appearing (and even performing) in unlisted Team Crafted YouTube videos.
Here’s a look at Post Malone in the Team Crafted Minecraft house in Los Angeles:
At the 19-second mark, “Leon DeChino” receives an introduction. This is a known Post Malone alias, with the music star even addressing his DeChino character in later interviews. Malone’s alter ego even receives a shout-out in the song Psycho, where the lyrics “DeChino the sh*t” appear in the first verse.
Post Malone is no stranger to the world of gaming, though. Malone spent some time streaming PUBG after achieving renown, plus became a HypeX brand ambassador for the company’s gaming peripherals. Most recently, he performed a virtual concert in celebration of the Pokemon 25th anniversary.
So, while it’s a little-known fact, Post Malone was once a Minecraft content creator. Malone hasn’t made any new Minecraft videos for a number of years now, which is understandable thanks to his lucrative new career. Since the rapper still has a toe in the games industry, however, maybe one day he’ll make a triumphant return to the Minecraft scene.
There’s plenty of time to do so, as, despite rumors to the contrary, Minecraft isn’t shutting down in 2021.