8 Trap/Moombahton Artists Who Are Ruling The Dance Music Industry

Posted at June 2nd, 2016 | by Supreet.cheema | in

The domination of trap/moombathon music over the last few years has been quite substantial in the dance music industry. From hard hitting moombahton to most commercial festival trap music, dance music industry have seen many artists deliver some chart topping hits. We have put together a list of 8 Trap/Moombahton artists you should definitely add to your playlist. Take a look:

Mention in comments if we’ve missed your favorite artist.

DJ Snake

William Sami Etienne Grigahcine, better known by his stage name DJ Snake, has become of the most popular artists of the genre ever since he first made his debut into the scene with originals “Bird Machine” and “You Know You Like It”. The Grammy-nominated French producer garnered international fame with such tracks as “Propaganda”, “Get Low” and of course “Lean On.”

Dillon Francis

The American DJ Dillon Francis has dropped some massive moombahton tracks in past few years. Francis was the first moombahton artist to achieve the number-one spot atop the Beatport releases chart with the release of his extended play Something, Something, Awesome. His EP This Mixtape Is Fire is a must listen for moombahton fans.

RL Grime

Henry Steinway, better known by his stage name, RL Grime, and also known as Clockwork, is one of the most popular artists in Trap realm. His EP High Beams was debuted at #8 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Albums chart, and #1 on the iTunes Electronic Chart. His remixed track of The Weeknnd’s ‘The Hills’ was one of the most played track at festivals and clubs.


Chicago-based production duo Flosstradamus, comprising of J2K and Autobot, are given the stature of trap gods by the fans. Their track “Don’t Trip” was featured in the 2015 video game, Need for Speed. They are a must-add if your are a trap fan.


Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known by Diplo, is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer and the founder of Mad Decent. Along with working with different artists from almost all genres of music, Diplo has established himself as a pioneer in trap music.


North Carolina-raised artist Tyler Marenyi, better known by NGHTMRE, has made a quick impact on the dance music industry since his debut. With his major collaboration with Dillon Francis, he received the chance to tour the world. In his NGHTMRE EP, released earlier this year, he dropped some of the most explosive track of 2016. Also, he’ll be coming to India for a 3 city tour during the last week of July. Do catch him live!


Marshmello rose to international fame when he dropped a smashing remix of Adele’s Hello. He is a mysterious producer in the scene who’s putting out great music in the trap and future bass scene and is the newest member to join the Monstercat family with his latest single, “Alone.”

Keys N Krates

Keys N Krates are a Canadian electronic music band formed in 2008 and comprises of drummer Adam Tune, keyboardist David Matisse and turntablist Jr. Flo. Strated off as a live hip-hop act and slowly moved to trap and has since become a name synonymous with the genre. The first single off of their SOLOW EP ‘Treat Me Right’ was premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 program and received support from such artists as Diplo, Major Lazer, and Flosstradamus.




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