The Trap Sound

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The Trap Sound

In the ‘00s, Atlanta rappers like T.I. and Young Jeezy pioneered trap music by mixing hard beats with tough talk about illicit activities. In the ‘10s, the stomping drums and ominous synth riffs of trap rap started to go global, influencing an aggressive new strain of R&B and spinning off a new wave of EDM from producers like DJ Snake and Baauer.

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