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Artist To Watch: 11 Reasons Why Fetty Wap Is Hip-Hop's Next Big Star

Zoovier got next.

Fetty Wap officially said "Hey, wassup, hello" to hip-hop last year when he first uploaded his #1 Billboard rap hit "Trap Queen" to his Soundcloud account.

Now, there are plenty of one-hit wonders out there, but Fetty's rise over the past 12 months has given us reason to believe that the best is yet to come for the Paterson, New Jersey, native. This MTV Artist To Watch is poised for greatness and here are the 11 things that prove to us that Fetty Wap is hip-hop's next big star.

  1. "Trap Queen"


  2. His 2015 MTV Movie Awards Performance

    Killed it with Fall Out Boy.

  3. The 2015 XXL Freshman Cover

    Every year XXL picks 10 or so rap rookies to spotlight and while the cover isn't the perfect predictor of success, the rap mag has a pretty good batting average.

  4. He's Made A Fan Out Of Ed Sheeran
  5. And Drake

    The "My Way" remix was a great look.

  6. And Kanye West

    Yeezy said "Trap Queen" was his favorite song back in February.

  7. Still He's Pretty Humble

    Zoovier got a little teary-eyed when he won his first award with Music Choice.

  8. Because Of "679"

    Fetty's "Trap Queen" follow-up is catchy.

  9. And "Again" Is Pretty Great Too

    He really can't miss.

  10. He's A Ladies Man
    Gavin Alaoen

    "Trap Queen," "Again" and "My Way" are essentially love songs.

  11. And The Kids Love Him Too

    Look at the joy.