Langton Alley in San Francisco is a long, narrow, one-way street, not unlike any other alley south of Market Street. Its gutters are lined with crumpled trash, its sidewalk spotted with urine. Between the towering walls there's a drab sensation of facelessness--you're no longer walking in any distinct city--until the alley's end, where, emblazoned beaconlike across one wall, what has quickly become the most beloved graffiti mural in the city appears.
Among the local, more peripheral acts that achieved success outside of the Bay Area include Lil B , a member of the Berkeley rap group The Pack that has built a strong cult following on the Internet; the Richmond -based hip hop collective HBK Gang with individual members Iamsu!
The song's instrumental produced by T-Minus takes major influence from hyphy music, and was a commercial success in the US—having sold 3,, copies in the US as of April —due to the meteoric popularity of the catchphrase YOLO during that time.
Salvatto has also said, in a interview with Complex Media, that Drake told her how Mac Dre influenced him when he was 15 years old, and how important that was to him.
Coined by producer J Maine , this movement has gained widespread popularity, specifically on the Internet. As well, through this movement, there have been numerous collaborations with various hyphy artists, including E In , electronic dance music EDM , which incorporated elements of southern trap music, began gaining popularity and brought wider attention to the derivative forms of trap, including hyphy,  as well as Jamaican Dancehall music.
This so-called "EDM Trap" genre saw the use of techno, dub, and house sounds combined with the Roland TR drum samples and vocal samples typical of trap. The composition of the song borrows elements from crunk and hyphy songs, and Rolling Stone voted "Turn Down For What" as the second best song of , saying that, "The year's nutsiest party jam was also the perfect protest banger for a generation fed up with everything.
DJ Snake brings the synapse-rattling EDM and Southern trap music; Lil Jon brings the dragon-fire holler for a hilarious, glorious, glowstick-punk fuck you.