.

Fetty Wap Breaks Out In 2015

12/29/2015
.
(Radio.com) Rapper Fetty Wap, aka Willie Maxwell II, may have released his hit single "Trap Queen" in 2014, but it would take until mid-2015 before the track garnered significant attention. From there, things took off quickly.

Not only did "Trap Queen" perform well on the charts, but it also earned some GRAMMY love. The track received nominations for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance.

Yet, more than quick verses or sharp rhymes, Fetty Wap is such a standout in each category thanks to his voice. Like Drake and other rappers who weave melodic components in between their verses, Fetty Wap distinguishes himself from the pack by singing. But he doesn't have the smooth polish someone like R&B singer Jason Derulo offers, nor does he have the overreaching vocals someone like Lil Wayne throws in as an afterthought.

That's the point. Fetty Wap's warbling, almost off-kilter vocals make his work instantly recognizable. Combined with the hard-edged rhythms and at-times darker melodies that define his music, it all leads to something different in rap. Read more here.

Radio.com is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Radio.com/CBS Local - Excerpted here with permission.

Fetty Wap Music, DVDs, Books and more

Fetty Wap T-shirts and Posters

More Fetty Wap News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


Fetty Wap Arrested for Drag Racing And DWI 2017 In Review

Promoter Charged Over Fight With Fetty Wap's Crew 2017 In Review

Fetty Wap Makes Surprise $100k Investment in Girlfriend's Company

Fetty Wap And Cheat Codes Release 'Feels Great' Video

Fetty Wap Releases 'There She Go' Video Featuring Monty

Fetty Wap Arrested for Drag Racing And DWI

Fetty Wap Releases New Song 'There She Go'

Fetty Wap Releases 'Aye' Music Video

Promoter Charged Over Fight With Fetty Wap's Crew

Fetty Wap Reportedly Involved In Argument That Led To Shootings


More Stories for Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap Music


advertisement




Day In Rock Reports


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2019 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.