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Who created trap music: Gucci Mane or T.I.?

Gucci Mane and T.I. are rap legends who have both contributed to putting trap music on the map, but there is a debate stirring on which rapper created the subgenre. Back in April, Gucci Mane posted a photo on Instagram of himself circa 2005 with a caption that read, "#FBF The day I invented Trap Music." For years, T.I. has claimed he created the sound. Back in 2003, T.I. released his sophomore album, "Trap Muzik."Is T.I. trippin’, or has Gucci forget who really started it all? 

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Gucci Mane proclaimed he created trap music in a photo posted on Instagram. 

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Listen to Gucci's debut album "Trap House" below via Spotify.

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Some fans say Gucci took trap music to the next level.

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But in 2003, T.I.'s sophomore album literally titled "Trap Muzik" was released under his new record label—Grand Hustle Records. Listen to the LP below via Spotify.

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But either way—some folks feel they were both major contributors to the popular sound.

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