The 29-year-old “Trap Queen” rapper shared the news on social media, posting a photo of the late Twyshon Depew — whom he referred to as his “twin” — on Instagram alongside a heartfelt tribute.
“I love you lil bro my twin,” the New Jersey artist wrote. “I failed you bro I’m sorry … I keep calling ya phone and you won’t pick tf up and that s–t never ring 3 times now it’s straight to vm.”
He went on, “I love you lil bro I really thought I could get you out before I ever had to make a post like this lil bro like wtf.”
On his Instagram stories, Fetty told fans that he’s still “not OK” after learning the news.
“Stop asking me am I ok…No TF I’m not Ok,” Wap wrote in one post.
“I done lost so many n–as, that s–t was almost starting to feel normal…but lil brother man it feel like 2017 all over again this same feeling,” Wap continued. “I know ya slogan ‘don’t cry for me slide for me’ I just don’t know what ima tell my nephew when he ask me why I ain’t make sure you was ok.”
Depew, 26, was shot around 9:00 p.m. Thursday night, the South Passaic Daily Voice reported He was driven in a private car to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.