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Trap is a subgenre of hip hop music that originated in the Southern United States during the early 2000s. The genre gets its name from the Atlanta slang word "trap", a house used exclusively to sell drugs. Trap music uses synthesized drums and is characterized by complex hi-hat patterns, tuned kick drums with a long decay (originally from the Roland TR-808 drum machine), and lyrical content that often focuses on drug use and urban violence. It utilizes very few instruments and focuses almost exclusively on snare drums and double- or triple-timed hi-hats.

Pioneers of the genre include producers Kurtis Mantronik, Mannie Fresh, Shawty Redd, Zaytoven, DJ Screw and Toomp, along with rappers Young Jeezy, Gucci Mane and T.I. (who coined the term with his 2003 album Trap Muzik). The modern trap sound was popularized by producer Lex Luger, who produced the influential Waka Flocka Flame album Flockaveli in 2010, and cofounded the prolific hip-hop production team 808 Mafia.

Since crossing over into the mainstream in the 2010s, trap has become one of the most popular forms of American music, consistently dominating the Billboard Hot 100 throughout the decade, with artists such as Drake, Future, Cardi B, Migos, Lil Uzi Vert, Post Malone, XXXTentacion, Young Thug, and Travis Scott (among many others) all achieving No. 1s on the chart with songs featuring production inspired by the trap subgenre. It has influenced the music of many pop and R&B artists, such as Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and more. Its influence can also be heard in reggaetón and K-pop. In 2018, hip-hop became the most popular form of music for the first time ever (according to Nielsen Data), coinciding with trap's continued rise in popularity. In 2019, the trap-inspired country/rap crossover "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus) broke the record for spending the most weeks (19 weeks) at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as well as becoming the fastest song to reach a Diamond Certification.

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In trap music, lyrical themes must revolve around the general life and culture in the "trap" or in the actual southern "trap house" where narcotics are being sold. The term "trap" refers to places where drug deals take place. Other topics also include street life, acquiring wealth, violence, American vehicles, and life experiences that artists have faced in their southern American surroundings.

Trap music employs multilayered thin- or thick-textured monophonic drones with sometimes a melodic accompaniment expressed with synthesizers; crisp, grimy, and rhythmic snares, deep 808 kick drums, double-time, triple-time, and similarly divided hi-hats, and a cinematic and symphonic use of synthesized string, brass, woodwind, and keyboard instruments to create an energetic, hard-hitting, deep, and variant atmosphere. These primary characteristics, the signature sound of trap music, originated from producer Shawty Redd. Trap may use a range of tempos, from 50 BPM (programmed at 100 BPM to achieve finer hi-hat subdivision) to 88 (176) BPM, but the tempo of a typical trap beat is around 70 (140) BPM.

1990s–2003: Origins

Early producers creating trap music included Lil Jon from Atlanta, Georgia, where the term originated as a reference to places where drug deals are made, who along with Mannie Fresh from New Orleans and DJ Paul from Memphis, Tennessee worked with local acts in Atlanta including Dungeon Family, Outkast, Goodie Mob, Three 6 Mafia, and Ghetto Mafia. In 1992, one of the earliest records to release was UGK's "Cocaine In The Back of the Ride" from their debut EP, "The Southern Way". Later in 1992, they released the popular "Pocket Full of Stones" from their major-label debut album Too Hard to Swallow. It was also featured in the 1993 film Menace II Society. In 1996, Master P released his single "Mr. Ice Cream Man" from his fifth studio album Ice Cream Man. Fans and critics started to refer to rappers whose primary lyrical topic was drug dealing as "trap rappers". T.I.’s 2001 song "Dope Boyz", from his debut album I'm Serious, includes the lyrics "the dope boyz in the trap nigga / the thug nigga, drug dealer where you at". David Drake of Complex wrote that "the trap in the early 2000s wasn't a genre, it was a real place", and the term was later adopted to describe the "music made about that place".

2003–2015: Rise in mainstream popularity

During the early- to mid-2000s, trap music began to emerge as a recognized genre after the mainstream success of a number of albums and singles with lyrics that covered life in "the trap", drug dealing and the struggle for success. Several Southern rappers with drug dealer personas such as T.I., Young Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Boosie Badazz, Young Dolph, Lil Wayne, and Rick Ross produced crossover hits and helped expand the popularity of the genre, with trap records beginning to appear more heavily on mixtapes and radio stations outside of the South. Though trap artists were somewhat diverse in their production styles, the signature and quintessential trap sound (typically based around synth, orchestra, and string swells with tight, bass-heavy 808 kick drums) that would come to be associated with the genre developed in Atlanta during trap's mid-2000s breakthrough. Some of the notable trap producers during the mid to late 2000s include DJ Toomp, Fatboi, Drumma Boy, Shawty Redd, D. Rich, and Zaytoven. The first wave of the trap sound was influenced by earlier Southern producers such as Lil Jon, Mannie Fresh, and DJ Paul.

With the exception of Outkast, let me think, Goodie Mob... with the exception of that, before I came in the game, it was Lil Jon, Outkast, Goodie Mob, okay so you had crunk music and you had Organized Noize. There was no such thing as trap music, I created that, I created that. I coined the term, it was my second album, Trap Muzik it dropped in 2003. After that, there was an entire new genre of music created. An open lane for each of you to do what you do, and live your lives, on T.V., and be accepted by the masses. The masses have accepted you 'cause I opened the door and you walked through it. Don't forget who opened that door, cuz.

Atlanta-based rapper T.I., in a December 2012 interview
Trap rapper Waka Flocka Flame in 2010.

By the end of the decade, a second wave of trap artists gained momentum and frequently topped the Billboard hip hop charts. Trap producer Lex Luger gained huge popularity, and produced more than 200 songs in 2010 and 2011, including a number of singles for mainstream rap artists such as Rick Ross' "B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast)". Since Luger's rise, his signature trap sound has been the heavy use of 808s, crisp snares, fast hihats, synth keys, and orchestration of brass, strings, woodwind, and keyboards. Many of his sounds have been adopted by other hip hop producers trying to replicate his success. As such, Luger is often credited with popularizing the modern trap sound. Since the 2010s, an array of modern trap producers have gained industry popularity, most notably 808 Mafia's Southside and TM88, Sonny Digital, Young Chop, DJ Spinz, Tay Keith and Metro Boomin. Some producers expanded their range to other genres, such as contemporary R&B (Mike WiLL Made It) and electronic music (AraabMuzik).

Throughout 2011 and 2012, trap music maintained a strong presence on the mainstream Billboard music charts with a number of records released by rappers such as Young Jeezy, Chief Keef and Future. Jeezy's single "Ballin" reached number 57 on the Billboard charts and was considered one of Jeezy's best tracks in some time. Future's single, "Turn On the Lights", was certified gold and entered at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Keef's "I Don't Like" and "Love Sosa" generated over 30 million views on YouTube, spawning a new subgenre within trap called drill. Music critics called drill production style the "sonic cousin to skittish footwork, southern-fried hip-hop and the 808 trigger-finger of trap". Young Chop is frequently identified by critics as the genre's most characteristic producer. The sound of trap producer Lex Luger's music is a major influence on drill, and Young Chop identified Shawty Redd, Drumma Boy and Zaytoven as important precursors to the drill movement. "I Don't Like" inspired fellow Chicago native, notable hip hop producer and rapper Kanye West to create a remix of the song, which was included on his label GOOD Music's compilation album Cruel Summer. Stelios Phili of GQ called trap music "the sound of hip hop in 2012".

Since maintaining a strong presence on the mainstream music charts, trap music has been influential to non-hip hop artists. R&B singer Beyoncé's songs "Drunk in Love", "Flawless" and "7/11", all from her 2013 album Beyoncé, also contained trap influences. American dance-pop singer Lady Gaga recorded a trap-inspired song titled "Jewels 'n Drugs" for her 2013 album Artpop, featuring rappers T.I., Too Short and Twista. The combination of pop and trap music was met with mixed responses from critics. In September 2013, American pop singer Katy Perry released a song titled "Dark Horse" featuring rapper Juicy J, from her 2013 album Prism, that incorporated trap elements. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 by the end of January 2014.

2015–present: Expansion and mainstream ubiquity

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Fetty Wap in August 2015

In May 2015, trap music once again surfaced to the top of mainstream music charts as New Jersey rapper Fetty Wap's hit single "Trap Queen" peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Fetty Wap's subsequent singles, "My Way" and "679", also reached the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Brooklyn-based rapper Desiigner gained major recognition in 2016 upon the release of "Panda" as his debut mixtape single which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The commercial success of trap songs also began to be assisted by Internet memes, as was the case with Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane's "Black Beatles," which reached number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after exposure through the Mannequin Challenge Internet phenomenon. Similarly, in 2017 the collaboration between Migos and Lil Uzi Vert "Bad and Boujee", with the now popularly spread lyrics "Raindrop (Drip), Drop top (Drop Top)" reached number-one after internet meme exposure. 2 Chainz released his fourth studio album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music in June 2017. Rapper Cardi B became extremely popular with her song "Bodak Yellow", which went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2017.

We're the pop stars. Trap rap is pop now. People's ears have adjusted to what we have to say and how we say it.

2 Chainz in a June 2017 interview with Rolling Stone.

In 2013, trap-influenced EDM came into the mainstream, popularized by producer DJ Snake.

In 2015, a new fusion of trap music named Latin trap began to emerge. Latin trap is similar to mainstream trap which details"'la calle', or the streets—hustling, sex, and drugs. Prominent artists of Latin trap include Bryant Myers, Anuel AA, Miky Woodz, Almighty, Maluma and Bad Bunny. In July 2017, The Fader wrote "Rappers from Puerto Rico have taken elements of trap—the lurching bass lines, jittering 808s and the eyes-half-closed vibe—and infused them into banger after banger." In an August 2017 article for Billboard's series, "A Brief History Of", they enlisted some of the key artists of Latin trap—including Ozuna, De La Ghetto, Bad Bunny, Farruko and Arcangel—to narrate a brief history on the genre. Elias Leight of Rolling Stone noted "[Jorge] Fonseca featured Puerto Rican artists like Anuel AA, Bryant Myers and Noriel on the compilation Trap Capos: Season 1, which became the first "Latin trap" LP to reach number one on Billboard's Latin Rhythm Albums chart." A remixed version of Cardi B's single "Bodak Yellow" (which had previously reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart), dubbed the "Latin Trap Remix", was officially released on August 18, 2017, and features Cardi B rapping in Spanish with Dominican hip hop recording artist Messiah contributing a guest verse. In November 2017, Rolling Stone wrote that "a surging Latin trap sound is responding to more recent developments as it fuses with Reggaeton, embracing the slow-rolling rhythms and gooey vocal delivery popularized by Southern hip-hop".

"Bubblegum rap" consists of a "booming, trap-laden" beat with "flavorful" elements and mumble rap. It is also described as "ushering in a new wave of Internet-born music stars".

On 5 May 2018, rapper and musician Childish Gambino released "This Is America", which is "built on the sharp contrast between jolly, syncretic melodies and menacing trap cadences". It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Charts and was streamed over 65 million times in the first week of its release.

In 2018, in promotion for his album Dime Trap, T.I. opened a pop-up TrapMusic Museum in Atlanta: "We curated it from conception. The purpose of it was to acknowledge the most significant contributors to the culture. Secondly, inform those who may be least knowledgeable about the genre. And inspire those who are in the environment that inspires the genre." The museum also includes an escape room entitled 'Escape the Trap'.

In 2018, American pop-R&B singer Ariana Grande incorporated trap elements in her fourth studio album, Sweetener, while maintaining her signature pop-R&B sound. She furthered trap experimentation in "7 Rings," "Bad Idea," "In My Head" and "Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored" from her fifth studio album Thank U, Next. Both Sweetener and Thank U, Next were critical and commercial successes, with the former winning the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, and the latter breaking numerous streaming records and spawning two number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Grande's sixth studio album, Positions, is largely a trap-inspired R&B-pop album.

In 2019, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" crossed trap with Western and country music. In March 2019, the song debuted at number 19 on the Hot Country Songs before being removed from the chart a week later. A remix with Billy Ray Cyrus was released on April 5, 2019, and later became the longest-running number one hip-hop single of all time and the overall longest number one single of all time on the Billboard Hot 100, at 19 weeks, surpassing the record set by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's "One Sweet Day" and Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" featuring Justin Bieber.

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Trap music Article Talk Language Watch Edit 160 160 Redirected from Trap music hip hop For the EDM trap music genre see Trap music EDM Trap is a subgenre of hip hop music that originated in the Southern United States during the early 2000s 3 The genre gets its name from the Atlanta slang word trap a house used exclusively to sell drugs 4 Trap music uses synthesized drums and is characterized by complex hi hat patterns tuned kick drums with a long decay originally from the Roland TR 808 drum machine and lyrical content that often focuses on drug use and urban violence 5 6 7 8 It utilizes very few instruments and focuses almost exclusively on snare drums and double or triple timed hi hats 9 10 TrapStylistic originsSouthern hip hop gangsta rap crunk Memphis rap snap musicCultural originsEarly 1990s 1 Atlanta Georgia United StatesTypical instrumentsVocalssynthesizersamplerdrum machine Roland TR 808 Derivative formsAfro trapemo raphookah raphyperpop 2 SubgenresCloud rapdrillLatin trapphonkpluggtread rapFusion genresCountry traptrap music EDM trap metalLocal scenesAtlanta hip hop Memphis hip hop Pioneers of the genre include producers Kurtis Mantronik Mannie Fresh Shawty Redd Zaytoven DJ Screw and Toomp along with rappers Young Jeezy Gucci Mane and T I who coined the term with his 2003 album Trap Muzik The modern trap sound was popularized by producer Lex Luger who produced the influential Waka Flocka Flame album Flockaveli in 2010 and cofounded the prolific hip hop production team 808 Mafia 4 Since crossing over into the mainstream in the 2010s trap has become one of the most popular forms of American music consistently dominating the Billboard Hot 100 throughout the decade with artists such as Drake Future Cardi B Migos Lil Uzi Vert Post Malone XXXTentacion Young Thug and Travis Scott among many others all achieving No 1s on the chart with songs featuring production inspired by the trap subgenre 11 12 13 14 15 16 It has influenced the music of many pop and R amp B artists such as Ariana Grande Beyonce Miley Cyrus Rihanna and more 4 17 Its influence can also be heard in reggaeton and K pop 17 In 2018 hip hop became the most popular form of music for the first time ever according to Nielsen Data coinciding with trap s continued rise in popularity 18 In 2019 the trap inspired country rap crossover Old Town Road by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus broke the record for spending the most weeks 19 weeks at No 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as well as becoming the fastest song to reach a Diamond Certification 19 20 Contents 1 Characteristics 2 History 2 1 1990s 2003 Origins 2 2 2003 2015 Rise in mainstream popularity 2 3 2015 present Expansion and mainstream ubiquity 3 ReferencesCharacteristics EditIn trap music lyrical themes must revolve around the general life and culture in the trap or in the actual southern trap house where narcotics are being sold The term trap refers to places where drug deals take place Other topics also include street life acquiring wealth violence American vehicles and life experiences that artists have faced in their southern American surroundings 21 Trap music employs multilayered thin or thick textured monophonic drones with sometimes a melodic accompaniment expressed with synthesizers crisp grimy and rhythmic snares deep 808 kick drums double time triple time and similarly divided hi hats and a cinematic and symphonic use of synthesized string brass woodwind and keyboard instruments to create an energetic hard hitting deep and variant atmosphere 7 8 22 23 These primary characteristics the signature sound of trap music originated from producer Shawty Redd Trap may use a range of tempos from 50 BPM programmed at 100 BPM to achieve finer hi hat subdivision to 88 176 BPM but the tempo of a typical trap beat is around 70 140 BPM 24 History Edit1990s 2003 Origins Edit Early producers creating trap music included Lil Jon from Atlanta Georgia where the term originated as a reference to places where drug deals are made who along with Mannie Fresh from New Orleans and DJ Paul from Memphis Tennessee worked with local acts in Atlanta including Dungeon Family Outkast Goodie Mob Three 6 Mafia and Ghetto Mafia 25 In 1992 one of the earliest records to release was UGK s Cocaine In The Back of the Ride from their debut EP The Southern Way Later in 1992 they released the popular Pocket Full of Stones from their major label debut album Too Hard to Swallow It was also featured in the 1993 film Menace II Society In 1996 Master P released his single Mr Ice Cream Man from his fifth studio album Ice Cream Man Fans and critics started to refer to rappers whose primary lyrical topic was drug dealing as trap rappers 7 T I s 2001 song Dope Boyz from his debut album I m Serious includes the lyrics the dope boyz in the trap nigga the thug nigga drug dealer where you at 26 David Drake of Complex wrote that the trap in the early 2000s wasn t a genre it was a real place and the term was later adopted to describe the music made about that place 27 2003 2015 Rise in mainstream popularity Edit During the early to mid 2000s trap music began to emerge as a recognized genre after the mainstream success of a number of albums and singles with lyrics that covered life in the trap drug dealing and the struggle for success 8 Several Southern rappers with drug dealer personas such as T I Young Jeezy Gucci Mane Boosie Badazz Young Dolph Lil Wayne and Rick Ross produced crossover hits and helped expand the popularity of the genre with trap records beginning to appear more heavily on mixtapes and radio stations outside of the South 10 Though trap artists were somewhat diverse in their production styles the signature and quintessential trap sound typically based around synth orchestra and string swells with tight bass heavy 808 kick drums that would come to be associated with the genre developed in Atlanta during trap s mid 2000s breakthrough Some of the notable trap producers during the mid to late 2000s include DJ Toomp Fatboi Drumma Boy Shawty Redd D Rich and Zaytoven The first wave of the trap sound was influenced by earlier Southern producers such as Lil Jon Mannie Fresh and DJ Paul With the exception of Outkast let me think Goodie Mob with the exception of that before I came in the game it was Lil Jon Outkast Goodie Mob okay so you had crunk music and you had Organized Noize There was no such thing as trap music I created that I created that I coined the term it was my second album Trap Muzik it dropped in 2003 After that there was an entire new genre of music created An open lane for each of you to do what you do and live your lives on T V and be accepted by the masses The masses have accepted you cause I opened the door and you walked through it Don t forget who opened that door cuz Atlanta based rapper T I in a December 2012 interview 28 Trap rapper Waka Flocka Flame in 2010 By the end of the decade a second wave of trap artists gained momentum and frequently topped the Billboard hip hop charts 10 Trap producer Lex Luger gained huge popularity and produced more than 200 songs in 2010 and 2011 including a number of singles for mainstream rap artists such as Rick Ross B M F Blowin Money Fast Since Luger s rise his signature trap sound has been the heavy use of 808s crisp snares fast hihats synth keys and orchestration of brass strings woodwind and keyboards 23 Many of his sounds have been adopted by other hip hop producers trying to replicate his success As such Luger is often credited with popularizing the modern trap sound 29 Since the 2010s an array of modern trap producers have gained industry popularity most notably 808 Mafia s Southside and TM88 Sonny Digital Young Chop DJ Spinz Tay Keith and Metro Boomin Some producers expanded their range to other genres such as contemporary R amp B Mike WiLL Made It and electronic music AraabMuzik 5 Throughout 2011 and 2012 trap music maintained a strong presence on the mainstream Billboard music charts with a number of records released by rappers such as Young Jeezy Chief Keef and Future 10 Jeezy s single Ballin reached number 57 on the Billboard charts and was considered one of Jeezy s best tracks in some time 30 Future s single Turn On the Lights was certified gold and entered at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Keef s I Don t Like and Love Sosa generated over 30 million views on YouTube spawning a new subgenre within trap called drill Music critics called drill production style the sonic cousin to skittish footwork southern fried hip hop and the 808 trigger finger of trap Young Chop is frequently identified by critics as the genre s most characteristic producer 31 32 33 The sound of trap producer Lex Luger s music is a major influence on drill 32 34 and Young Chop identified Shawty Redd Drumma Boy and Zaytoven as important precursors to the drill movement 33 I Don t Like inspired fellow Chicago native notable hip hop producer and rapper Kanye West to create a remix of the song which was included on his label GOOD Music s compilation album Cruel Summer Stelios Phili of GQ called trap music the sound of hip hop in 2012 9 Since maintaining a strong presence on the mainstream music charts trap music has been influential to non hip hop artists R amp B singer Beyonce s songs Drunk in Love Flawless and 7 11 all from her 2013 album Beyonce also contained trap influences American dance pop singer Lady Gaga recorded a trap inspired song titled Jewels n Drugs for her 2013 album Artpop featuring rappers T I Too Short and Twista The combination of pop and trap music was met with mixed responses from critics 35 36 In September 2013 American pop singer Katy Perry released a song titled Dark Horse featuring rapper Juicy J from her 2013 album Prism that incorporated trap elements 37 38 The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 by the end of January 2014 39 2015 present Expansion and mainstream ubiquity Edit This section should include a summary of Trap music EDM See Wikipedia Summary style for information on how to incorporate it into this article s main text April 2018 Fetty Wap in August 2015 In May 2015 trap music once again surfaced to the top of mainstream music charts as New Jersey rapper Fetty Wap s hit single Trap Queen peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart 40 Fetty Wap s subsequent singles My Way and 679 also reached the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart 41 Brooklyn based rapper Desiigner gained major recognition in 2016 upon the release of Panda as his debut mixtape single which topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart 42 The commercial success of trap songs also began to be assisted by Internet memes as was the case with Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane s Black Beatles which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after exposure through the Mannequin Challenge Internet phenomenon 43 Similarly in 2017 the collaboration between Migos and Lil Uzi Vert Bad and Boujee with the now popularly spread lyrics Raindrop Drip Drop top Drop Top 44 reached number one after internet meme exposure 45 46 2 Chainz released his fourth studio album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music in June 2017 Rapper Cardi B became extremely popular with her song Bodak Yellow which went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2017 47 48 We re the pop stars Trap rap is pop now People s ears have adjusted to what we have to say and how we say it 2 Chainz in a June 2017 interview with Rolling Stone 49 In 2013 trap influenced EDM came into the mainstream popularized by producer DJ Snake In 2015 a new fusion of trap music named Latin trap began to emerge 50 Latin trap is similar to mainstream trap which details la calle or the streets hustling sex and drugs 51 Prominent artists of Latin trap include Bryant Myers Anuel AA Miky Woodz Almighty Maluma and Bad Bunny 52 In July 2017 The Fader wrote Rappers from Puerto Rico have taken elements of trap the lurching bass lines jittering 808s and the eyes half closed vibe and infused them into banger after banger 52 In an August 2017 article for Billboard s series A Brief History Of they enlisted some of the key artists of Latin trap including Ozuna De La Ghetto Bad Bunny Farruko and Arcangel to narrate a brief history on the genre 50 53 Elias Leight of Rolling Stone noted Jorge Fonseca featured Puerto Rican artists like Anuel AA Bryant Myers and Noriel on the compilation Trap Capos Season 1 which became the first Latin trap LP to reach number one on Billboard s Latin Rhythm Albums chart 54 A remixed version of Cardi B s single Bodak Yellow which had previously reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart dubbed the Latin Trap Remix was officially released on August 18 2017 and features Cardi B rapping in Spanish with Dominican hip hop recording artist Messiah contributing a guest verse 55 56 In November 2017 Rolling Stone wrote that a surging Latin trap sound is responding to more recent developments as it fuses with Reggaeton embracing the slow rolling rhythms and gooey vocal delivery popularized by Southern hip hop 54 Bubblegum rap consists of a booming trap laden beat with flavorful elements and mumble rap 57 It is also described as ushering in a new wave of Internet born music stars 58 On 5 May 2018 rapper and musician Childish Gambino released This Is America which is built on the sharp contrast between jolly syncretic melodies and menacing trap cadences 59 It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Charts and was streamed over 65 million times in the first week of its release 60 In 2018 in promotion for his album Dime Trap T I opened a pop up TrapMusic Museum in Atlanta 61 We curated it from conception The purpose of it was to acknowledge the most significant contributors to the culture Secondly inform those who may be least knowledgeable about the genre And inspire those who are in the environment that inspires the genre 62 The museum also includes an escape room entitled Escape the Trap 63 64 In 2018 American pop R amp B singer Ariana Grande incorporated trap elements in her fourth studio album Sweetener while maintaining her signature pop R amp B sound She furthered trap experimentation in 7 Rings Bad Idea In My Head and Break Up with Your Girlfriend I m Bored from her fifth studio album Thank U Next Both Sweetener and Thank U Next were critical and commercial successes with the former winning the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album and the latter breaking numerous streaming records and spawning two number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 Grande s sixth studio album Positions is largely a trap inspired R amp B pop album In 2019 Lil Nas X s Old Town Road crossed trap with Western and country music 65 In March 2019 the song debuted at number 19 on the Hot Country Songs before being removed from the chart a week later 66 A remix with Billy Ray Cyrus was released on April 5 2019 and later became the longest running number one hip hop single of all time and the overall longest number one single of all time 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