Is Trap Music Still Relevant?

Trap music – the EDM variety that emerged last year with Baauer’s “Harlem Shake,” and not the hip-hop style that’s been around for roughly 20 years – has reached a fork in the road. No longer moving on a straight path slightly below mainstream EDM, the subgenre blending Southern hip-hop [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:35-05:00July 3, 2013|

Beats in the Trap: Hip-Hop or EDM?

An electronic subgenre merging characteristics of hip-hop with house and bass music has been gaining momentum over the past year. D.C.-based festival Trillectro highlighted it, but the true starting ground is Soundcloud, where producers, both established and aspiring, drop mixes under the name of “trap.” Trap, a fusion subgenre in [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:06:01-05:00February 14, 2013|
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