Fetty Wap



Fetty Wap a really accomplished artist that is still mixing in it up in the game. Fetty Wap’s real name is Willie Maxwell who was born on June 7, 1991 and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. Fetty is most famous and recognized as the artist with no eye and there is a lot of myths about it. The real reason he lost his eye is because he had  glaucoma in both eyes. Doctors were unable to save his left eye and instead fitted him with an ocular prosthesis. Before that happened though Fetty lost his vision to a freak accident which is not known. Fetty Wap pursued his primary education (he dropped out in 10th grade) at Eastside High School which was where he was from in New Jersey. Fetty Wap was a troubled kid after he dropped out of high school which at that point he was a drug dealer. Fetty Wap quotes from an article “ When I did have people to listen to, I didn’t listen to them anyway. All we knew was drug-dealing, getting ran down by the police and ‘How much we gonna smoke today?”. So as you can tell, Fetty Wap never had an easy road to success.


During the year of 2013 Willie Maxwell began taking interest in music and initially started as a rapper but soon started to sing as well. By February 2014, Fetty Wap recorded the song “Trap Queen” However, it did not gain major recognition until mid-November 2014, and since then it has become a platinum record and has over 130 million plays on SoundCloud. In 2015, 3 of his songs made top 20th placed on the Billboard hot 100 chart since Eminem did back then in 2013.  Fetty wap aka “Willie Maxwell” became the first male rapper in 4 years to have concurrent singles that had reached top 10.


Fetty Wap aka “Willie Maxwell” the rapper who made it to the top for 2 years and have dropped some bangers out for the youth. His success was great while it lasted.

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