Fetty Wap inspired a 10-year-old boy from Denver, CO to stop wearing his prosthetic eye, which prompted his mother to write a thoughtful thank you letter to the New Jersey rapper on social media. The “679” rapper took the time to respond to Brenda Vaden’s post about her son, Jayden, via Instagram.
Leave it to my social media queen sister to get @fettywap1738 to see Jayden's picture and story AND to respond! Jayden has been on cloud 9⃣! #thankyoufettywap for taking the time out of your busy day to leave a note for Jayden, you are AWESOME. And so are the rest of you that left sweet comments and shared Jay's story ??? #fettyrocks #oneeyeandawesome #jaydenismyhero #isthisreallyhappening @omgitsmokito @fettywap1738 @nittdagritt @jlvaden @1ofakind07
Jayden Vaden was diagnosed with retinoblastoma after his first birthday and had have an eye removed. He wore a prosthetic eye all his life until he caught a glimpse of Fetty Wap, who was born with glaucoma and had to have an eye removed also.
Fetty has been having quite the summer. Besides having four singles place onto the Billboard 100 chart, he also received the key to his hometown of Paterson, NJ. His debut album is due in stores Sept. 25th.