Trap History: Atlanta Culture, American Drug War, and the Birth of Trap Music
Book Name: Trap History: Atlanta Culture, American Drug War, and the Birth of Trap Music
Author: A.R. Shaw
Book Release Date: June 2019
Bio: Trap History takes an introspective look at the rise of Trap music in Atlanta, the genre’s mainstream success, and the global impact. From past interviews, Trap music icons such as T.I., Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Future, and other prominent artists and producers provide insight on Trap music and how it shaped culture. The book also delves into how America’s war on drugs had an affect on the city of Atlanta by giving a voice to everyday people who lived and worked in communities known as the Trap.
Trap History is written by A.R. Shaw, a journalist with over a decade of experience in covering music, culture, and politics.