Sound Field

Are Three 6 Mafia the Godfathers of Modern Rap?

Episode 15 | 8m 16s Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 09/12/19

Rating: NR

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