Trap music is a mixed genre of sounds that emulates heavy sub-bass lines, drums and cinematic strings in order to evoke the artistic message.
This music is hard, heavy and makes your ear ring for Trap is meant to stimulate powerful emotional energy which is used to fuel this type of music lifestyle; the lifestyle of drug dealing and hustling.
This unique sound is known to have originated in the down south around the 1990s with some popular artists like Dungeon Family, UGK, Ghetto Mafia, Outkast, Three 6 Mafia, 8Ball & MJG leading the path for other artists to continue.
Then it was continued with major artists and producers like T.I, Yo Gotti, P$C, Shawty Redd, DJ Toomp, Zaytoven, Drummer Boy, Dj screw during the early 2000s.
After 2010, the electronic wave of trap music emerged with Lex Luger, BMF, Waka Flocka, Chief Keef, Diplo, RL Grime, Travis Scott, Baauer, Yellow Claw and a few more killing the sound waves.
After 2013, the wave really kicked off as wild millennials like 21 savage, Designer, Rae Sremmurd, Vinny Staples, young thug and much more emerged in the scene. They dominated their own music with their rare persona which allowed them to evoke trap in their own way. It is more energetically aggressive in an expressive way.
We are living in a generation of immense creative energies sculpting divergent minds that want to express and influence the masses with old soul motives. With this shift, it is not too surprising that Trap music has evolved.
Although the representation of trap music evokes a somewhat dark and gnarly vibe, the ridiculous amounts of variations of beats allows most people to enjoy the experience.