Could the video game Guitar Hero really help someone start a career in music? Well, it apparently did for Post Malone. The Dallas singer stopped by Snoop Dogg's web show GGN and opened up about his music origins. Snoop asked Post Malone how get got into music and Post explained that Guitar Hero started him on his current path

"I started making music... I guess I was 12 and I started playing Guitar Hero," Post Malone said. "And you know, it got to a point where on expert, you can only exceed to a certain point. And so you know, I was like let's play real guitar. Let's not waste more time. So, I got my mom, I told her to buy me a guitar for Christmas and I started making music then."

Snoop followed up and asked Post Malone about how similar Guitar Hero was to playing the actual guitar. Post Malone told Snoop that it was completely different.

"It was horrible," Post Malone said. "The transition was awful. Nothing is the same [laughs]. You feel cool as hell with the [Guitar Hero] guitar in your hand, but it is not the same at all."

Post Malone and Snoop Dogg had a fun conversation that covered a variety of topics including the Dallas Cowboys, meeting Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, how Post's father is his biggest fan and what experiencing viral success is like. You can check out the full episode of Snoop Dogg's GGN with Post Malone above.

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