With the exclusive arrival of 'Trap Soul 2
' by Kryptic Samples to the site on May 1st, we've rounded up our best-selling Trap, Hip Hop, Crunk, West Coast, East Coast, and Dirty South sample packs from 2019 so far. Excluding bundle packs, this is the ultimate list of sample packs for Hip Hop & Trap producers in 2019.
From 90s-inspired collections to hybrid genre Hip Hop to the freshest Trap sounds on the market today, these packs are popular for a reason. They are the perfect place to start for beginners, as well as suitably inspirational for seasoned producers.
Only released in March 2019, this Trap pack by Crude Sounds shot into the bestsellers list like a rocket launching straight to the moon. Swirling 808s, catchy melodies, dreamy drums, and tight snares give this dynamic pack its edge. No wonder it's such a hit with producers - it's out of this world!
9. MAJOR RNB & VOCAL TRAP
Released back in 2018, this one's been in the genre-wide bestsellers list too. Function Loops is one of our most popular labels for vocal sample packs. They just do female vocals so well and this top-seller is no exception. As well as the main female vocal, It also includes perfectly crafted Trap vox plus loads of solid loops & samples like piano, snares, kicks and bass. All in all, this is a versatile and value for money toolkit.
8. GHETTO TAPE
The first of Kryptic Samples' sample packs on the list. The label has been hitting the right note with its 90s-inspired classic Hip Hop - a style that is on-trend, classic, soulful and nostalgic all wrapped up into expertly crafted sample packs like this one. If you haven't already checked it out, you'll love the strings, piano, and FX, amongst a whole lot more classic Hip Hop goodness.
7. BOOMIN TRAP 4
Big Citi Loops served up this value-for-money Trap pack sequel at the end of last year, volume 4 in a series inspired by Metro Boomin. It's especially of interest to those looking for flute loops and traditional melodic guitar to work into their Trap tracks. The breathy vox loops hit the right spot too.
6. REGGAE X TRAP
Kryptic's 'X' series (which sees Trap crossed with Synthwave, Latin, Lo-Fi, and Pop, as well as Pop crossed with Reggae) brings cross-over and hybrid genres to a whole new level. It's no surprise this one is amongst the most popular in 2019 so far as it hits just the right balance between Reggae & Trap. Cross-genre tracks are appealing because of the element of surprise yet complementary fusion they produce when done well. Packs like this one take traditional Reggae into harder territory and the results you can get are pure fire.
5. DEEP INTO 1995
Another 90s Hip Hop entry for Kryptic, solidifying the label's dominance in this style. Want to inject 90s New York straight into your DAW? This is the pack to do it, and many of you have already availed of its nostalgic charms. Jazz-inspired trumpets, trombones, and flutes - the brass section is sublime, whilst the likes of vibraphone loops, scratches, and tubular bells give this pack something unique. The kicks, strings and piano are also top quality. No wonder it hit the top 5.
4. I'M P'SICKO
The likes of Drake, Juice Wrld, and Khalid may have inspired these loops & samples but truly unique compostions are made with this pack. It's a solid Trap offering with all the trimmings, including electric guitar loops, vintage electric piano loops, and plenty of 808s and percussion loops to get you started.
3. MAJOR HIP HOP & FEMALE TRAP
Proving Function Loops is the most popular label for female Trap vocals this year, this is the second pack from the label to hit the top 10. The rise of artists like Cardi B inspired this collection of ready-to-go female vocals. There are 59 vocal loops, five vox stems, and 10 vocal stems in total and more than enough interesting content for novices and pros alike. These vocals come with a plethora of Urban drums loops & stems which adds hugely to this pack's appeal.
2. ZAYTOWN TRAP
The vox in this pack by Pound Audio are on point and perfect for developing modern, fresh Urban tracks. The melodic flutes, sharp percussion and jazzy keys add to the allure of this collection. A dream to work with, it's at #2.
1. TRAP SOUL
A pack that seamlessly combines and plays with the dynamic between Trap and Soul making this an exciting and on-trend toolkit. It's been sitting in our all-genre top 10 for a long time. Its dreamy soulful sounds, hard-hitting percussion, dynamic vox, and energetic melodies manage to harp back to the origins of soul whilst being undeniably modern.
And don't forget, 'Trap Soul 2
' is now out, and is sure to be one of the best sample packs of 2019.