Rapper Fetty Wap was arrested in New Jersey for allegedly threatening to kill someone and flashing a gun on a Facetime call, federal aut
Rapper Fetty Wap was arrested in New Jersey for allegedly threatening to kill someone and flashing a gun on a Facetime call, federal authorities said Monday.
The hip-hop star, real name William Maxwell, was out on a $500,000 personal recognizance bond after his arrest in October 2021 for allegedly working with a crew of five other people to traffic more than 100 kilograms of drugs on Long Island.
He pleaded not guilty after his arrest in the sprawling drug-trafficking case.
Prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York said the rapper violated the conditions of his release with the threatening video call on Dec. 11, 2021, leading to his arrest.
The “Trap Queen” rapper rang up a man identified only as John Doe, called him a “rat” and repeatedly threatened his life, according to an affidavit filed in his case Monday.
“Imma kill you and everybody you with,” the Paterson, NJ, native said, according to the court documents. He then repeated: “I’m gonna kill you.”
“This was a direct violation of both state law and the condition of his release,” an FBI agent wrote in the affidavit.
Fetty Wap is scheduled to appear at a hearing in Central Islip federal court Monday afternoon, where prosecutors are expected to request he be locked up pending trial.