Fetty Wap paid tribute to his late brother on Friday, the day after he was shot and killed in New Jersey.
The 29-year-old rapper revealed the death in an Instagram photo of himself with 26-year-old Twyshon Depew, whom he called his ‘twin brother’.
“I love your little brother, my twin brother … RIP … I failed bro, I’m sorry,” he wrote.
Family tragedy: Fetty Wap, 29, revealed on Friday that his brother, who he called his “ twin brother, ” had passed away. “I really thought I could get you out before I ever had to post such a message,” he wrote
‘I keep calling you and you don’t answer tf and that never rings 3 times now it’s straight to vm I love you little bro I really thought I could get you out before I ever had to post a message like this little bro like wtf, ”he continued.
In his Instagram Stories, Fetty told his friends and fans, “Stop asking me if I’m okay.”
“No TF, I’m not okay,” he wrote.
“I’ve lost so many n **** s that s ** t started to feel almost normal … but my little brother,” he continued in a second text message.
‘It feels like 2017 again, same feeling again … I know your catchphrase’ don’t cry for me, slide for me ‘I just don’t know what I’m telling my cousin when he asks me why I’m not make sure you were okay … ‘
Understandable: In his Instagram stories, Fetty told his friends and fans, ‘Stop asking me if I’m okay’
Difficult Conversation: The Trap Queen rapper worried what he would tell his nephew ‘when he asks me why I’m not sure you were okay …’
Depew, 26, was shot in the chest around 9 p.m. on Thursday night and driven to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey by another man. South Passaic Daily Voice. He died just hours later.
It is currently unclear whether any suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder. Depew was the 22nd person to be killed in gunfire in Paterson so far this year.
In 2016, Fetty (real name: Willie Maxwell II) spoke about caring for his family in a conversation with Trevor Noah for Interview magazine.
Depew, 26, was shot in the chest around 9:00 PM on Thursday night and driven by another man to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. He died just hours later
After years of trying to figure out what to do with myself, I knew I had to go back and fix some things. I can’t just be super rich or whatever and not do the right thing, ”he said.
The Trap Queen rapper said that was also to watch out for ‘My mom, my dad, my little sisters and my brother …’
“I don’t have that much family,” he added.
‘I’m not really a family person. I’m just doing my own thing. But I just spent time with my mom, especially since the [September motorcycle] there was an accident, ”he continued.
‘I drive all the way to Georgia to check on her. You just get tired of being that person you thought you were. I don’t feel any different. I see the music because I made it. I don’t really see the fame. ‘
Family seemed to be his primary concern, and he said that fame “means nothing to me.”
“ My plan was to make sure my son would be good, and I now have a daughter, so now she’s included in the equation, and the work I’m doing as Fetty Wap has worried me, ” he said. “I don’t care that I’m Fetty Wap.”
The singer has a growing family of her own with six children from different mothers.
In September last year, he married model Leandra K. Gonzalez in a private ceremony.
Family man: The singer has a growing family of his own, including six children from different mothers. In September 2016 he married model Leandra K. Gonzalez in a private ceremony; shown in 2018