Willie Maxwell II, better known as Fetty Wap, is one of the up-and-coming hip-hop musicians of the past couple years. The “Trap Queen” singer has been in the spotlight since he released his first single, but despite his time in the spotlight, there are still some things that many people don’t know about him. Here, we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Fetty Wap. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: He Met Drake Through Instagram. Drake took notice of Fetty Wap when his song, “My Way,” was going around the scene. Fetty Wap has claimed that Drake contacted him first through Instagram. They also FaceTimed together.
Number Fourteen: Tom Brady Likes His Music. Though a lot of people have disdain for Brady, we can’t deny that he has good taste in music when it comes to Fetty Wap. After Brady won his fourth Super Bowl, he showed off dance moves while listening to Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen.”
Number Thirteen: He Embraces His One Eye. Fetty Wap has never shied away from the fact that he has only one eye. One rumor has spread that he shot himself in the eye when he was a kid, but this is not actually the case. In reality, Fetty Wap contracted congenital glaucoma as an infant in both eyes, but the doctor was only able to save one eye. He has since embraced his missing eye and does not use a prosthetic one.
Number Twelve: His Favorite Rapper is Gucci Mane. In fact, he likes Gucci so much that his name is a hat tip to him. The name “Fetty” represents money. “Wap,” however, is a nod to Gucci, who also goes by Guwop.
Number Eleven: He Didn’t Own Jordan’s Until He Was a Multi-Millionaire. When Fetty Wap was growing up, he was never able to afford Air Jordan’s, but once he became famous, he began buying “a pair a day.”
Number Ten: He Can Brush Off the Criticism. Fetty Wap got a lot of flack when he changed his hair to the dreadlocks. However, he said, “I just be counting money.” He pays no mind to the critics.
Number Nine: He Has Two Kids. The 24-year-old has two children, one girl and one boy. They are named Zaviera and Aydin, respectively.