Fetty Wap Remembers His Brother After Shooting Death: 'I Failed You'

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Fetty Wap attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on Aug. 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.

Fetty Wap is paying tribute to his brother Twyshon Depew after the young man was shot and killed on Oct. 15.

"I love you lil bro my twin ... R.I.P," the rapper captioned an Instagram photo of the two together on Oct.16. "I failed you bro I’m sorry ... I keep calling ya phone and you won’t pick tf up and that shit never ring 3 times now it’s straight to vm 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."

He added in an Instagram Story on Sunday morning, "I love you Twy ...Really Missin you kidd but I see you brought out the sun today ima pour sum up for you today."

According to the local ABC affiliate, Paterson, N.J., police responded to a shooting incident around 9 p.m. on Oct.15. Depew, 26, had been shot and taken to a local hospital in a private car. Per law enforcement, he died at 11 p.m. that evening.

Fetty, born Willie Maxwell II, said in a 2016 chat in Interview magazine conducted by Trevor Noah that taking care of his family was important to him. "I can’t just be super-rich or whatever and not do the right thing," the "Everyday" rapper said at the time. "My mom, my father, my little sisters, and my brother -- I don’t got that much family."

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