Three 6 Mafia created the building blocks for the trap sound.

Are Three 6 Mafia the Godfathers of Modern Rap? Sound Field

Premiered September 12, 2019
Are Three 6 Mafia the Godfathers of Modern Rap?

Three 6 Mafia are a Memphis based group that created the building blocks for the trap sound. Though trap music came from Atlanta, the sound originates from other earlier down south hip-hop genres like crunk, miami bass, bounce, and chopped & screwed. Nahre and LA explore how Three 6 Mafia's sound influences modern rap music and later make their own crunk inspired beat.

About the Program

Sound Field

LA Buckner and Nahre Sol are accomplished musicians and music teachers exploring the music theory, production, history and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.

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