trap music

[ trap-myoo-zik ]

  1. a type of rap music, originating in the South, characterized by slow and heavy bass drums with quick high-hat cymbals and gritty lyrics about drug culture: EDM artists are mixing trap music with techno in a genre-bending new sound.

Origin of trap music

First recorded in 1990–95; trap (house) + music

Words Nearby trap music Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023