DJ Toomp & T.I.

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I'm Serious (2001), 4/10
Trap Muzik 2003), 6/10
Urban Legend (2004), 5/10
King (2006), 5.5/10
T.I. vs. T.I.P. (2007), 4/10
Paper Trail (2008), 4/10
No Mercy (2010), 4/10
Trouble Man - Heavy Is the Head (2012), 4/10
Paperwork (2014), 4/10
Dime Trap (2018), 4/10

One of the founding fathers of trap music, Atlanta's Aldrin "DJ Toomp" Davis learned from 2 Live Crew how to use the TR-808 to create a new kind of hip-hop music at the same time that Shawty Redd and Drumma Boy were laying similar foundations in their own way. His partnership with rapper Clifford "T.I." Harris that began on I'm Serious (2001), the first of four collaborations, on which Toomp produced half the tracks (but What's Yo Name was produced by the Neptunes). Trap Muzik (2003), containing 24's, Rubber Band Man and T.I. vs. T.I.P., climbed the charts and was one of the albums that popularized trap music. Toomp used a variety of producers to sculpt the sound of Urban Legend (2004), with Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean penning the hit Bring Em Out. T.I.'s fortune peaked with King (2006), that topped the sales charts and included his biggest single ever, What You Know, that samples Roberta Flack's Gone Away (composed by Curtis Mayfield and Donny Hathaway) and Hey Joe (the song popularized by Jimi Hendrix), a hit architected by Toomp in person, who, again, oversaw the whole project.

Toomp went on to work with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Rick Ross, Nas, Jeezy, and many other hip-hop stars while T.I. struggled to remain relevant through mediocre albums such as T.I. vs. T.I.P. (2007), Paper Trail (2008), No Mercy (2010), Trouble Man - Heavy Is the Head (2012), Paperwork (2014), and Dime Trap (2018).

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