In a significant blow to his once-thriving music career, rapper Fetty Wap has recently been handed a substantial prison sentence of six years due to his involvement in the illicit trade of drugs.
The revelation of this grim turn of events was brought to light by the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York, effectively disseminating the news to the public and casting a shadow over the rapper’s future prospects.
According to the Attorney’s Office, Fetty Wap, whose legal name is William Junior Maxwell II, played an active role within a complex network responsible for the distribution of a staggering quantity of contraband substances. These included cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and crack cocaine, with their reach spanning across the territories of Long Island and New Jersey.
The sheer magnitude of this operation serves to underscore the gravity of Fetty Wap’s criminal involvement and the detrimental impact it has had on the affected communities.
Providing valuable insight into the legal proceedings surrounding the case, the authorities issued a press release that shed light on the sequence of events. In the federal court located in Central Islip, the rap artist known as Fetty Wap stood before the presiding judge, Joanna Seybert, as she delivered her verdict. Her decision reverberated through the courtroom, imposing a harsh and unyielding prison term of six years upon the rapper.
In addition to his time behind bars, Fetty Wap will also be subjected to a five-year period of post-release supervision, designed to ensure his compliance with the legal obligations imposed upon him.
‘Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, United States District Judge Joanna Seybert sentenced William Junior Maxwell II, who is the rap artist known as “Fetty Wap,” to six years’ imprisonment and five years of post-release supervision for conspiracy to distribute cocaine,’ the press release read.