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.
His 2015 MTV Movie Awards Performance
Killed it with Fall Out Boy.
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.
He's Made A Fan Out Of Ed Sheeran
The "My Way" remix was a great look.
And Kanye West
Yeezy said "Trap Queen" was his favorite song back in February.
Still He's Pretty Humble
Zoovier got a little teary-eyed when he won his first award with Music Choice.
Because Of "679"
Fetty's "Trap Queen" follow-up is catchy.
And "Again" Is Pretty Great Too
He really can't miss.
He's A Ladies ManGavin Alaoen
"Trap Queen," "Again" and "My Way" are essentially love songs.
And The Kids Love Him Too
Look at the joy.