Best trap sample packs

Top 10 Trap sample packs in 2023

The ambiguity of the trap world has its charm in musical overtones. At first glance, for the vast majority of young people trap is associated with the hip hop subculture and such personalities like Future, Migos, or Young Thug. For fans of electronic sounds, trap’s era started around years 2012/2013 thanks to names like Flosstradamus, RL Grime, Baauer, UZ, and Hucci. From year to year, the genre is developing, resulting in such sub-genres as Hybrid Trap, Hard Trap, or Future Bass, thanks to which we know today such aliases as NGHTMRE, Slander or SAYMYNAME. There are hundreds of trap sample packs out there but since all of us are limited on resources and it’s always good to maintain quality over quantity when it comes to sample library we have shortlisted some of the best sample packs out there. 


Below we prepared a list of top 10 sample packs & drum kits, which will certainly help you to create professional Trap beats and bangers that none of the artists mentioned above would be ashamed of.


List of top 10 Trap sample packs in 2023(Free Packs at the end)

1. Leviathan 3 by Black Octopus – €84.32

2. Ultimate Trap & Hip Hop Bundle by Ghosthack – €39.95 [Read below to get 25% off]

3. DECAP – Drums That Knock Vol. 8 by Splice

4. Urban Trap Essentials Vol. 2 by Ghosthack – €24.95

5. EVOXA for Serum by EchoSoundWorks – $29.00

6. Hard Trap by Loopmasters – €33.69

7. The Best Trap Samples by Production Music Live  €12.90 to €17.90

8. Trap Soul MIDI Collection – $24.95

9. Apashe Majestic Sample Pack on Splice

10. CloZee Sample Pack on Splice



Read the description and our review of these trap sample packs down below & also there’s a free gift for you in case you make it to the end of the article!


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Best Premium Trap sample packs:

1. Leviathan 3 by Black Octopus – €84.32

The third installment of the Leviathan legendary series contains nearly 4000 exceptional sounds created by 10 world-class sound designers. For the first time ever the Leviathan series now includes 250 expert-level Xfer Serum presets, all with macros assigned so users can get busy tweaking and creating their own music & bass loops with ease. Impeccable organization, key-labeled kicks & snares, tempo-labeled loops, and risers & fallers being labeled with bar increments are just a few reasons why producers love using the Leviathan library. Probably one of the best trap samples packs out there.





2. Ultimate Trap & Hip Hop Bundle – €39.95 [Read below to get 25% off]

Combination for 4 sample packs comprising one-shots, MIDI files, WAV loops, vocals, drums, sound FX & more to spice up your trap and hip hop beats. You can expect heavy 808s, crispy snares, claps, hard-hitting kicks, fast hi-hats, and melodies that will last forever in your listeners’ ears from the first sound on. Watch the pack in action down below and grab it for 25% off by using the exclusive discount code “WERAVEYOU” at checkout.



3. DECAP – Drums That Knock Vol. 9 by Splice

Artist sample packs are one of the best and safest options for purchasing new sample packs for your library catering to the fact that you already know what type of sounds would be included in there. DECAP is a very established name in the trap music industry and his samples have been used on songs by Jay­Z, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Niall Horan, and many more. The sample pack primarily focuses on drums however there are some addons in the form of MIDI, textures, tonals, and vocals to help you elevate your sound.



4. Urban Trap Essentials Vol. 2 

Trap Essentials Vol. 2 is a wide collection of drum loops, fills, foleys, one-shots, melodies, and many more. Inspired by sounds of hip-hop and trap producers such as Waka Flocka Flame, Gucci Mane, and Young Jeezy. The sample pack contains some crisp sounds to choose from or even for inspiring your next track. Check out the sample pack down below.


5. EVOXA for Serum by EchoSoundWorks – $29.00

EVOXA provides 525 presets for Serum, which have been made distinctive by creating more than 200 customized wavetables and gathering thousands of vocal sounds for sampling. Every preset utilizes a unique vocal sample or vocal wavetable, even the unexpected ones! This product is perfect for a variety of music genres, such as Trap, Drill, Hip Hop, Future Bass, House, and LoFi.




6. Hard Trap by Loopmasters – €33.69

A heavyweight collection of evil Bass, tight punchy Drums, searing synth melodies, and futuristic chord loops. Hard Trap features almost 1 GB of content including loops, one shots, synth presets, MIDI files, and sampler instruments. With Loops from 140-160BPM, you have all the content you need for building your own Trap banger. As always musical content is key-labeled for instant integration into your mix.



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7. The Best Trap Samples by Production Music Live – €12.90 to €17.90

Professional Drum Sample Pack created to instantly sound like Travis Scott, Drake, Post Malone, or Trippy Red. Drum Samples, Loops, and Melodies will help you kick-start your production and get the best beat right from the start.

Extra: FREE project file for FLStudio and Ableton Live inside!


DEMO using this pack:

8. Trap Soul MIDI Collection – $24.95

The MIDI collection contains 200 MIDI Loop files, 200 corresponding WAV Loops and 3 exclusive FREE Bonuses including 5 Construction Kits, Drum Pack (60 Drum Samples) & Bass Pack (10 808 Samples – Key Labeled). The sample pack has Smooth Pianos & Keys, Rhythmic Glockenspiels & Marimbas, Vibey Guitars & Plucks & so much more.



9. Apashe Majestic Sample Pack on Splice

Apashe is a renowned music producer known for his unique sound. Having scored music for numerous films & ads such as Fast & Furious, NBA, Adidas etc. Apashe Majestic Sample pack contains over 226 samples & loops is extremely diverse, giving you everything from Trap synth & melody loops to crisp drum one shots, organic FX, and MUCH more.


10. Clozee Sample Pack on Splice

Clozee is another great artist with her unique take on the genre. Included within are 101 one-shots & 103 loops. The sample pack contains the perfect amalgamation of organic and electronic elements. The sample pack has been well-received within the industry for years and is definitely one to watch out for trap music producers.



Here is your BONUS – Our top 3 FREE Trap Sample Packs in 2022:

1. Cymatics Trap Starter Sample Pack 

Filled with hard-hitting drums, crispy percussion, thick bass one shots and melodic loops, Trap starter sample pack contains the perfect sounds for your next Future Bass/Pop/Hip-hop/RnB/Trap track.


2. Flosstradamus Sound Pack

Chicago bass trap royalty delivers a sound pack that will redline your brain. This installment includes countless pitched reverb drums, bass instruments that will cause minor earthquakes, as well as a bunch of Floss’ unique FX samples that are sure to expand your production horizons.


3. Future Bass Sample Pack vol. 4 by RAGGED

More than 250 samples, loops & vocals, including one full royalty free acapella packed into one FREE pack. MUST HAVE!


We almost forgot… It’s only the first installment of the ‘Top trap sample packs’ series. Definitely, a lot more to come really soon!



Image Credits: Apashe Sample Pack on Splice

Hemant has been actively involved in the dance music industry with over 3 years of experience. Currently working as a Project Manager and heading the We Rave You Tech division. Get in touch via email.

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