PARAMUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — While shopping at a New Jersey mall this weekend, “Trap Queen” rapper Fetty Wap threw wads of money over a balcony to screaming fans.
Videos posted to social media show the Paterson native throwing money as he walked through the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus on Saturday.
The rapper said on Twitter that he was so happy to be shopping with his daughter that he threw $2,000 to fans. He said you never know who needed the money.
Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, has had a breakthrough year with multiple hits, including the pop smash “Trap Queen.” His self-titled debut came in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart earlier this month, and his other Top 10 pop hits include “679” and “My Way.”
In August, he gave a free outdoor concert at School 15 for Paterson high school students.
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