T.I. is paying homage to trap music culture with a new pop-up museum, even dedicating areas of the exhibit to rappers who have contributed to the subgenre.

This Sept. 14, 2018 photo shows rapper Clifford Harris Jr., better known as T.I., posing in front of his grandparents’ home in Atlanta. The rapper is paying homage to the trap music culture with its own museum dedicating areas of the exhibit to rappers including himself, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Rick Ross and Future. The Trap Music Museum opens on Sept. 30. Trap is a popular sub genre of hip-hop with the term trap referring to places where drug deals take place. (AP Photo/John Amis)
This Sept. 14, 2018 photo shows rapper Clifford Harris Jr., better known as T.I., on the porch of his grandparents’ home where he grew up in Atlanta. The rapper is paying homage to the trap music culture with its own museum dedicating areas of the exhibit to rappers including himself, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Rick Ross and Future. The Trap Music Museum opens on Sept. 30. Trap is a popular sub genre of hip-hop with the term trap referring to places where drug deals take place. (AP Photo/John Amis)

T.I. says he wants to celebrate trap music with the Trap Music Museum, opening Sunday in Atlanta. The museum will feature original and replica artifacts from album covers to old photos of musicians such as Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Rick Ross and Future.

This Sept. 14, 2018 photo shows rapper Clifford Harris Jr., better known as T.I., standing in a room lined with simulated bricks of cocaine which is dedicated to fellow rapper Geezy, during a tour of his Trap Music Museum in Atlanta. Trap is a popular sub genre of hip-hop with the term trap referring to places where drug deals take place. The museum opens on Sept. 30. (AP Photo/John Amis)
This Sept. 14, 2018 photo shows rapper Clifford Harris Jr., better known as T.I., on the porch of his grandparents’ home where he grew up in Atlanta. The rapper is paying homage to the trap music culture with its own museum dedicating areas of the exhibit to rappers including himself, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Rick Ross and Future. The Trap Music Museum opens on Sept. 30. Trap is a popular sub genre of hip-hop with the term trap referring to places where drug deals take place. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Trap music is a subgenre detailing the lifestyle of selling drugs, highlighted by gritty lyrics and heavy beats.

This Sept. 14, 2018 photo shows rapper Clifford Harris Jr., better known as T.I., next to a car once owned by 2 Chainz and converted into an exhibit for Trap Music Museum in Atlanta. The rapper is paying homage to the trap music culture with its own museum dedicating areas of the exhibit to rappers including himself, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Rick Ross and Future. The museum opens on Sept. 30. Trap is a popular sub genre of hip-hop with the term trap referring to places where drug deals take place. (AP Photo/John Amis)
This Sept. 14, 2018 photo shows rapper Clifford Harris Jr., better known as T.I., on the porch of his grandparents’ home where he grew up in Atlanta. The rapper is paying homage to the trap music culture with its own museum dedicating areas of the exhibit to rappers including himself, Gucci Mane, Jeezy, Rick Ross and Future. The Trap Music Museum opens on Sept. 30. Trap is a popular sub genre of hip-hop with the term trap referring to places where drug deals take place. (AP Photo/John Amis)

The museum will offer an “Escape the Trap” experience — much like the popular Escape the Room adventure game — where visitors have to use clues to find their way out of a house littered with illegal drugs before authorities arrive.

Source: The Associated Press

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