Top Trap


If 2011 was the year for dubstep and moombahton, 2012 was undoubtedly the year for EDM trap. Although trap finds its roots in Southern hip-hop, 2012 marks the year that the slow, aggressive 808 sound seeped into and came in contact with the greater American EDM scene, resulting in a slew of new producers and track releases under the “Trap” banner.

Under the clutter mainstream hype has created, we find a couple gems. In no particular order, GLT presents 2012’s best. Hopefully there’ll be plenty of getting low as you lend an ear to our top 50 picks, which include those that have made a substantial impact on the evolving EDM trap scene as well as our personal favorites. Stay lifted, fans and friends, and look out for the evolving set of sounds set in motion by EDM trap in 2013.

Presented by Chris and Yuna

Top 50 Trap Songs of 2012

  1. Major Lazer – Original Don (Flosstradamus Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Original Don (Flosstradamus Remix)|artists=Major Lazer]
  2. Baauer – Harlem Shake (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Harlem Shake (Original Mix)|artists=Baauer]
  3. DJ Sliink – Stop Me Now (Missy Elliott) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Stop Me Now (Missy Elliott)|artists=DJ Sliink]
  4. Craze & Codes – Trapped in Sydney (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Trapped In Sydney (Original Mix)|artists=Craze & Codes]
  5. Die Antwoord – I Fink U Freeky (CRNKN Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=I Fink U Freeky (CRNKN Remix)|artists=Die Antwoord]
  6. Kanye West – Mercy (RL Grime & Salva Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Mercy (RL Grime & Salva Remix)|artists=Kanye West]
  7. Big Chocolate – Blue Milk (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Blue Milk (Original Mix)|artists=Big Chocolate]
  8. Antiserum & Mayhem – Brick Squad Anthem (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Brick Squad Anthem (Original Mix)|artists=Antiserum & Mayhem]
  9. Comma – Twegionaire (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Twegionaire (Original Mix)|artists=Comma]
  10. Hardwell – Spaceman (Carnage Festival Trap Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Spaceman (Carnage Festival Trap Remix)|artists=Hardwell]
  11. Benny Benassi – Satisfaction (RL Grime Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Satisfaction (RL Grime Remix)|artists=Benny Benassi]
  12. Chippy Nonstop – So I Know It’s Real (Saint Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=So I Know It’s Real (Saint Remix)|artists=Chippy Nonstop]
  13. Diplo & Oliver Twizt – Go (Filthy Disco Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Go (Filthy Disco Remix)|artists=Diplo & Oliver Twizt]
  14. Birdy Nam Nam – Goin’ In (Skrillex Goin’ Down Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Goin’ In (Skrillex Goin’ Down Mix)|artists=Birdy Nam Nam]
  15. Dillon Francis – Masta Blasta (The Rebirth) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Masta Blasta (The Rebirth)|artists=Dillon Francis]
  16. Sleigh Bells – Demons (Diplo Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Demons (Diplo Remix)|artists=Sleigh Bells]
  17. Gregor Salto – Bouncing Harbour (Funkin’ Matt Remix – Muchi Still Thinks Funkin’ Matt Should Do Moombahton VIP) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Bouncing Harbour (Funkin’ Matt Remix – Muchi Still Thinks Funkin’ Matt Should Do Moombahton VIP)|artists=Gregor Salto]
  18. Bassnectar ft. Lupe Fiasco – Vava Voom (Bassnectar Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Vava Voom (Bassnectar Remix)|artists=Bassnectar ft. Lupe Fiasco]
  19. Adventure Club – Retro City (LOUDPVCK Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Retro City (LOUDPVCK Remix)|artists=Adventure Club]
  20. UZ – Trap Shit v7 (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Trap Shit v7|artists=UZ]
  21. UZ – Trap Shit v9 (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Trap Shit v9|artists=UZ]
  22. TNGHT – Goooo (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Goooo (Original Mix)|artists=TNGHT]
  23. TNGHT – Higher Ground (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Higher Ground (Original Mix)|artists=TNGHT]
  24. Excision & Datsik – Swagga (Datsik’s Trap VIP) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Swagga (Datsik’s Trap VIP)|artists=Excision & Datsik]
  25. Datsik – Bonafide Hustler (Trap VIP) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Bonafide Hustler (Trap VIP)|artists=Datsik]
  26. Wynter Gordon & Laidback Luke – Dirty Talk (Party Favor’s Festival Trap Fix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Dirty Talk (Party Favor’s Festival Trap Fix)|artists=Wynter Gordon & Laidback Luke]
  27. Yung Joc – Goin Down (Milo & Otis Unoriginal Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Goin Down (Milo & Otis Unoriginal Mix)|artists=Yung Joc]
  28. LOUDPVCK – Burner (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Burner (Original Mix)|artists=LOUDPVCK]
  29. cestladore – AwwYeaYup (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=AwwYeaYup (Original Mix)|artists=cestladore]
  30. Luminox – I Run This (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=I Run This (Original Mix)|artists= Luminox]
  31. Chippy Nonstop – Money Dance (Ryan Marks Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Money Dance (Ryan Marks Remix)|artists=Chippy Nonstop]
  32. Nicki Minaj ft. 2 Chainz – Beez In The Trap (Soundkeepers Edit) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Beez In The Trap (Soundkeepers Edit)|artists=Nicki Minaj ft. 2 Chainz]
  33. Alex Young – Relapse (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Relapse (Original Mix)|artists=Alex Young]
  34. Sandro Silva & Quintino – Epic (Luminox Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Epic (Luminox Remix)|artists=Sandro Silva & Quintino]
  35. Coolio – Gangster’s Paradise (Candyland’s OG Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Gangster’s Paradise (Candyland’s OG Remix)|artists=Coolio]
  36. Hot Chip – Look At Where We Are (Major Lazer Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Look At Where We Are (Major Lazer Remix)|artists=Hot Chip]
  37. A-Trak & Dillon Francis – Money Makin’ (Oliver Twizt Trap Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Money Makin’ (Oliver Twizt Trap Remix)|artists=A-Trak & Dillon Francis]
  38. ETCETC! & Brillz & Diplo ft. Whiskey Pete – Bueller (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Bueller (Original Mix)|artists=ETC!ETC! & Brillz & Diplo ft. Whiskey Pete]
  39. ETC!ETC! & Brillz – Swoop (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Swoop (Original Mix)|artists=ETC!ETC! & Brillz]
  40. Flosstradamus – Roll Up (Baauer Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Roll Up (Baauer Remix)|artists=Flosstradamus]
  41. Flosstradamus – Lana’s Theme (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Lana’s Theme (Original Mix)|artists=Flosstradamus]
  42. Yeah Yeah Yeahs x A-Trak – Heads Will Roll (Kid Kamillion Trap Edit) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Heads Will Roll (Kid Kamillion Trap Edit)|artists=Yeah Yeah Yeahs]
  43. Flosstradamus – Underground Anthem (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Underground Anthem (Original Mix)|artists=Flosstradamus]
  44. Diplo – Express Yourself (Gent & Jawns Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Express Yourself (Gent & Jawns Remix)|artists=Diplo]
  45. Nas – The Don (Tom Wrecks Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=The Don (Tom Wrecks Remix)|artists=Nas]
  46. Major Lazer – Get Free (Yellow Claw Get Free Money Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Get Free (Yellow Claw Get Free Money Remix)|artists=Major Lazer]
  47. Sub Focus ft. Alpine – Tidal Wave (Flosstradamus Remix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Tidal Wave (Flosstradamus Remix)|artists=Sub Focus ft. Alpine]
  48. Sub Antix – 80 Weight (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=80 Weight (Original Mix)|artists=Sub Antix]
  49. Freddo Fuori – Master At Work (Real El Canario Remix – Munchi’s The Ultimate Seduction VIP) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Master At Work (Real El Canario Remix – Munchi’s The Ultimate Seduction VIP)|artists=Freddo Fuori]
  50. UZ x CRNKN – Booty 2 The Ground (Original Mix) [Link]
    [audio:|titles=Booty 2 The Ground (Original Mix)|artists=UZ x CRNKN]