Here’s a dope bonus cut titled “I’ll Never Forget” which is featured on Ransom and Statik Selektah’s collaborative album, The Proposal. Rapper Termanology also shows up on the soulful number which boasts a number of melodic samples courtesy of Statik Selektah who delivers a smooth instrumental. Take a listen to the laid-back song which is only available on in-store copies.
Ransom visits “Rap Is Outta Control” with DJ Eclipse and rapper Torae for an interview and exclusive freestyle. Watch as the New York bred Hip Hop artist goes to work and kicks a freestyle for listeners tuning in. Though you never see one and the camera never pans far enough for verification, it looks like Ransom more than likely was reading an unreleased verse off his cell phone.
Ransom delivers a new bonus track called “Dollars & Sense” that fans can expect to pick up on the physical copy of the rappers new collaborative album with producer Statik Selektah. The Proposal is due to finally officially hit shelves on November 5 after already being released on iTunes and other digital outlets about a month ago. Take a listen as Selektah keeps it straight raw Hip Hop with a classic boom bap instrumental which is driven by a mellow piano loop that provides the perfect platform for Ransom to spit some deep and introspective rhymes over. The DJ-producer also shines on the chorus with his signature sample scratching.
Rapper Ransom stops by Sway In The Morning and fills listeners in on what his current relationship with Nicki Minaj is like after their recent back and forth comments on Twitter. The New York bred lyricist also touches on his new collaborative album with DJ-producer Statik Selektah. Ransom also shares details with Sway on how he was able to record the project with Statik in only four days after their chemistry in the studio immediately took off. Speaking candidly with Sway and Heather B, Ransom opened up about losing his father as a young teen and explained his philosophy for always finding the positive in any negative situation. Take a look as Ransom also kicks an exclusive freestyle he prepared especially for Sway In The Morning.
Ransom keeps his promotional momentum going and delivers yet another short visual for his song “1996″ which is featured on his new collaborative album with producer-DJ Statik Selektah. The black and white visual finds Ransom handling business in a home studio alongisde Action Bronson and Statik as he spits introspective rhymes on his ode to the year 1996. Watch as the rapper attempts to evoke some flavor from the past and deliver that raw Hip Hop over a sample based instrumental.
New York’s Ransom releases a new promotional trailer for his new album titled, The Proposal . The black and white visual showcases Ransom and his trusty goons snatching up an unsuspecting victim and dragging him over to an undisclosed location for an interrogation. Take a look as Ransom gets real gritty and starts performing to the camera towards the end. The Proposal is now available on iTunes and Amazon.
New York’s Ransom takes Drakes’s “Pound Cake” instrumental and serves up his own freestyle rendition. Take a listen as the rapper offers a freebie to hold the fans over while he gears up to release his latest project The Proposal on October 1.
TMZ catches up with rapper Ransom and gets his side of the story on the current scandal he finds himself in with Nicki Minaj. After dropping some eyebrow raising bars, Ransom addresses his lyrics and says fans misinterpreted him. Ransom goes on to clarify exactly what he meant and tells TMZ he believes the situation was instigated by paparazzi. The New Jersey native admits he doesn’t hate Nicki but believes she clearly overreacted and doesn’t care for an apology Guess we’ll all have to wait and see how this one turns out.
TMZ cameras caught up with Nicki Minaj last night and got her all riled up after inquiring on rapper Ransom’s recent line in his song “Man Alone” where he suggests he did some ghost writing work for Minaj in the past. “Before Nicki was wearing those crazy wigs/I was doing verses for her/just hoping she made it big,” said rapper Ransom.
After being questioned, Nicki proceeded to rant about how she’s never needed or used any ghost writer in her career. Minaj also goes on to diss Ransom and makes it clear how she feels about him and his career.