Fetty Wap

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Country USA
Genre Hip Hop
Years active 10+
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Fetty Wap's commercial debut single, titled "Trap Queen", was released in early 2014. He recorded the song in February 2014. 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 November 2014, Fetty Wap represented by Attorney Navarro W. Gray[8][9][10][11] secured a recording contract with 300 Entertainment, the imprint was founded by Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles, Roger Gold and Todd Moscowitz, as well as a distribution deal with Atlantic Records.[12][13] The song "Trap Queen" is about a woman dealing and cooking crack cocaine.[14][15] His debut mixtape, Fetty Wap: The Mixtape was originally set for release in February 2015, but was delayed because he continued to create new songs.[16] In June 2015, Wap was included in XXL's 2015 Freshman Class.[17] On June 29, 2015, Wap released his second single "679". The song's accompanying music video premiered on YouTube in May, before being commercially released. "679" had an original version with Monty only and an added verse by Wap. The Remy Boyz version was removed from the album.[18] His next single, "My Way", became his second top 10 entry on the Billboard Hot 100. Later, Drake remixed "My Way" and created the version that was then played on radio.[19] Afterwards, "679" reached the Hot 100 top 10 peaking at number four.[20] During the week of July 26 to August 1, 2015, the rapper matched Billboard marks by hip-hop prominent artists Eminem and Lil Wayne. He became the first male rapper with three songs occupying the top 20 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since Eminem did so in 2013. He also became the first male rapper in four years to have concurrent singles reach the top 10 of the same chart since Lil Wayne did so in 2011.[21] With his fourth single "Again", Wap 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.[22] Wap's debut studio album Fetty Wap was released on September 25, 2015.[23] The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, with 129,000 equivalent album units (75,484 in pure album sales).[24] Wap subsequently released two mixtapes for streaming only: Coke Zoo in collaboration with French Montana[25] and ZOO 16: The Mixtape with Zoo Gang.[26] Wap received two nominations at the 58th Grammy Awards.[27]

Fetty Wap's commercial debut single, titled "Trap Queen", was released in early 2014. He recorded the song in February 2014. 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 November 2014, Fetty Wap represented by Attorney Navarro W. Gray[8][9][10][11] secured a recording contract with 300 Entertainment, the imprint was founded by Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles, Roger Gold and Todd Moscowitz, as well as a distribution deal with Atlantic Records.[12][13] The song "Trap Queen" is about a woman dealing and cooking crack cocaine.[14][15] His debut mixtape, Fetty Wap: The Mixtape was originally set for release in February 2015, but was delayed because he continued to create new songs.[16] In June 2015, Wap was included in XXL's 2015 Freshman Class.[17] On June 29, 2015, Wap released his second single "679". The song's accompanying music video premiered on YouTube in May, before being commercially released. "679" had an original version with Monty only and an added verse by Wap. The Remy Boyz version was removed from the album.[18] His next single, "My Way", became his second top 10 entry on the Billboard Hot 100. Later, Drake remixed "My Way" and created the version that was then played on radio.[19] Afterwards, "679" reached the Hot 100 top 10 peaking at number four.[20] During the week of July 26 to August 1, 2015, the rapper matched Billboard marks by hip-hop prominent artists Eminem and Lil Wayne. He became the first male rapper with three songs occupying the top 20 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since Eminem did so in 2013. He also became the first male rapper in four years to have concurrent singles reach the top 10 of the same chart since Lil Wayne did so in 2011.[21] With his fourth single "Again", Wap 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.[22] Wap's debut studio album Fetty Wap was released on September 25, 2015.[23] The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, with 129,000 equivalent album units (75,484 in pure album sales).[24] Wap subsequently released two mixtapes for streaming only: Coke Zoo in collaboration with French Montana[25] and ZOO 16: The Mixtape with Zoo Gang.[26] Wap received two nominations at the 58th Grammy Awards.[27]

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