# Fetty wap
Breaking News! Fetty Wap Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking
Renowned rapper Fetty Wap, born Willie Maxwell, has been handed a six-year prison sentence in federal court on Long Island for his involvement in a drug-trafficking scheme based in New York. The artist, best known for his hit song "Trap Queen," pleaded guilty in August 2022 to a conspiracy drug charge, which carried a mandatory minimum sentence of five years.
Rapper Fetty Wap Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Role in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
On Wednesday, in Central Islip, New York, a federal court sentenced rapper Fetty Wap, born William Junior Maxwell II, to six years of imprisonment and a subsequent five-year period of post-release supervision. This sentencing came as a result of Maxwell's involvement in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine, as detailed in a press release from the US Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York.