PATERSON — Rapper Fetty Wap has apologized for a music video that led to the suspension of a high school principal in his New Jersey hometown.

The Paterson-born rapper recorded at Paterson Eastside High a video that contained references to drugs and featured a scantily clad pole dancer. He released the video for "Wake Up" last month.

The school's principal was put on paid administrative leave two weeks ago.

Fetty Wap attended a board of education meeting Wednesday and joined more than 100 residents in protesting the principal's suspension. reports he said if he disrespected anybody he was there to apologize but he also wanted to let people know he's a product of his environment.

The school district is investigating who authorized the filming of the video at the school.

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