Fetty Wap was reportedly injured on Sept. 26 after he was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle. Some of you may be wondering — who is Fetty Wap? HollywoodLife.com has 5 crucial things to know about the injured rapper.
Fetty Wap, 25, is one of the world’s hottest up-and-coming rappers. The “Trap Queen” rapper was reportedly hit by a car while riding his motorcycle in Paterson, New Jersey on Sept. 26. In case you need a little more information about him, here’s 5 things to know about Fetty.
1. First, his reported motorcycle accident.
Fetty was riding through his hometown on his motorcycle when he tried to pass a vehicle but didn’t see the other one coming, according to TMZ. As he tried passing one car, he collided with the other. He was reportedly rushed to the hospital to get treatment for his injuries. It appears that Fetty will recover. Thank goodness!
2. He lost use of his left eye as a child.
According to Billboard, Fetty admitted how he lost the use of his eye to Shade 45. “When I was little, I got into a little accident, and it gave me congenital glaucoma in both of my eyes,” Fetty said. “The doctors saved one, so I was blessed to [still] have my vision.”
3. He released his debut album one day before his motorcycle accident.
Fetty’s highly-anticipated mixtape, Fetty Wap, was released on Sept. 25, 2015. CLICK TO BUY. The album has 17 songs on it, including “Trap Queen!” He performed the hit at the MTV Movie Awards and the BET Awards in 2015.
4. His real name is Willie Maxwell.
Fetty was born Willie Maxwell in Paterson, New Jersey on June 7, 1990.
5. He has two kids.
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— Avery Thompson