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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Fetty Wap

The first male rapper in four years to have concurrent singles reach the top 10 of the same chart, Willie Maxwell who goes by the stage name of Fetty Wap was born on 7 June 1991 in Peterson, New Jersey. He is the father of three beautiful children. In June 2015, he was included in XXL’s 2015 Freshmen Class. He rose to prominence with his single “Trap Queen”, which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 in May 2015. The success of his hit single “Trap Queen” secured him a record deal contract with 300 Entertainment under Atlantic Records. He won the Artist to Watch at the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2015. There is no doubt the 25-years-old New Jersery rapper and singer is definitely a rising star.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the New Jersey rapper and recording artist, Fetty Wap:

1. Fetty Wap was born as Willie Maxwell II on 7 June 1991 in Paterson, New Jersey.

2. He was born with glaucoma in both eyes.

3. He is the father of three beautiful children.

4. He rose to prominence with his single “Trap Queen”, which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 in May 2015.

5. The success of his hit single “Trap Queen” secured him a record deal contract with 300 Entertainment under Atlantic Records.

6. He has collaborated with prominent artists like K Camp, DJ Khaled, Kid Ink and Fifth Harmony.

7. In June 2015, he was included in XXL’s 2015 Freshmen Class.

8. He became the first male rapper with three songs occupying the top 20 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

9. He won the Artist to Watch at the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2015.

10. He became the first act in the Hot Rap Songs chart’s 26-year history to chart his first four entries in the top 10 simultaneously.

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