Rapper Fetty Wap pens emotional tribute after younger brother is shot dead, tells fans 'stop asking me am I ok'
Apart from the Instagram post on his wall where he disabled the comments, Rapper Fetty Wap also posted Instagram stories paying emotional tribute to his late 26-year-old brother
Rapper Fetty Wap, who lost his brother Twyshon Depew in a gunfire incident on October 15, took to his Instagram to share an emotional tribute. The American rapper posted a photo of him and his brother on his official account of the photo-sharing app and captioned it as, “I love you lil bro my twin ... R.I.P I failed you bro I’m sorry ... I keep calling ya phone and you won’t pick tf up and that shit never ring 3 times now it’s straight to vm I love you lil bro I really thought I could get you out before I ever had to make a post like this lil bro like w*f.”
Pop Culture website quoted a report in The South Passaic Daily Voice to state that Depew was fatally shot on the night of October 15, 2020, on Thursday. It is reported that Depew was shot twice in the chest in Paterson, New Jersey, not far from where Fetty Wap grew up. Depew was then taken to St Joseph's Regional Medical Center in a private car but he was declared dead at the hospital at 11:01 pm ET. despite the best efforts from the doctors. The website also reported that so far police have not revealed whether they have made any arrests or identified any suspects in the murder.
Apart from the Instagram post on his wall where he disabled the comments, Rapper Fetty Wap also posted Instagram stories paying tribute to his late 26-year-old brother, as reported by the Pop Culture website. It is also being reported that the inconsolable 29-year-old rapper lashed out at fans offering condolences. At one point, he wrote, “Stop asking me am I ok... No [the f—] I'm not Ok.”
In another Instagram story, he said, “I don't lost so many n—s, that s— was almost starting to feel normal. But lil brother man it feel like 2017 all over again this same feeling. I know ya slogan “don't cry for me slide for me” I just don't know what Ima tell my nephew when he ask me why I ain't make sure you was ok.”
Fetty Wap’s fans also took to Twitter to offer their condolences. One user said, “Hearts breaking for the passing of your brother. Please know and tell your Mama-- you and your family are in our prayers. “Too many of them dying.” Another user said, “@FettyWap I sincerely meant that you will see your brother again when you see him in the afterlife. You need to tell your fans/stans to back up/back down. It wasn't meant as a threat.” One social media user added, “I was at the studio last night when they said Fetty Wap left from downstairs, his brother died. So sad. Sending mad love and strength to that brother right now.”
@FettyWap I sincerely meant that you will see your brother again when you see him in the afterlife. You need to tell your fans/stans to back up/back down. It wasn't meant as a threat.— DaveGee (@DaveGee411) October 17, 2020
I was at the studio last night when they said Fetty Wap left from downstairs, his brother died. So sad. Sending mad love and strength to that brother right now.— The Cause (@thecausetck) October 17, 2020
Fetty Wap, whose legal name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, is best known for his debut single ‘Trap Queen,’ which reached number-2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in May 2015.