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How 'Trap Queen' Turned Fetty Wap Into One Of The Biggest Stars Of The Year

Fetty Wap may have hit a bump in the road with a serious motorcycle accident on Sept. 26, but after back-to-back hits on the Hot 100 this summer, the ubiquity of fan-shot “Trap Queen” tributes on YouTube, and the release of his heavily anticipated debut on Sept. 25 (which premiered at No. 1 on the Billboard 200), the one-eyed, Paterson, New Jersey-born rapper is poised to be one of hip-hop – and pop music’s – biggest acts of the year.

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