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Trap (Music)

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    • found: Work cat.: MGK. Bloom, 2017:container (Trap Paris / featuring Quavo + Ty Dolla Sign; track consists of trap music)
    • found: 2018621554: 2 Chainz. Pretty girls like trap music, 2017.
    • found: All trap music. Vol. 2, 2013.
    • found: Trap music box, 2013:container (Trap mix; Trap remix)
    • found: Burton, J.A. Posthuman rap, 2017:p. 69 (trap music; Trap, a subgenre of rap originating in Atlanta and circulating especially through the US South, glorifies drug trafficking and sounds black in a post-race society that values diversity, not black solidarity)
    • found: Balaji, M. Trap(ped) music and masculinity : the cultural production of Southern hip-hop at the intersection of corporate control and self-construction, 2011:abstr. ("This project will be a comparative case study of two rappers (Jody Breeze and Gorilla Zoe), their labels, their subgenre (which has become popularly known as trap music) and their city (Atlanta) as a site of cultural production.") p. 70 (the trap music genre) p. 87 (rap subgenre styles such as crunk, snap and trap)
    • found: DJ mag, viewed June 26, 2018:Trap music: under lock & key (trap music; trap; originated in the early 2000 in the American South; early trap "brought rap music to a new sonic dimension: with dark energy, a gothic feel, street culture (guns, drug houses, strippers) and an allover gigantic sound"; around 2010 some artists blended trap with electronic music, including dubstep, producing a fusion genre of "EDM trap")
    • found: The guardian, viewed June 26, 2018:Trap kings: how the hip-hop sub-genre dominated the decade (trap; subgenre of rap developed in Atlanta, Georgia in the early 2000s; "trap" referred to "an abandoned house where drugs are peddled"; Jeezy, Gucci Mane and TI, early practitioners and the "holy trinity of trap"; production eventually crossed over to EDM and pop and lost its sociopolitical context; "now, there may be just a few constants in what is considered trap production: an 808 heartbeat, bass, and rapid-fire cascading percussion fills")
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    • 2018-06-27: new
    • 2018-09-11: revised
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