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Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$ & Ransom Hop On Freddie Gibbs & Madlib’s Knicks Remix (Audio)

If a few months made you forget how incredible Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata was, this remix of "Knicks" is a reminder with sharp elbows like Charles Oakley. Those 'bows come in the form of a new Gibbs verse (where Gary, Indiana's own doesn't mince words about the Ferguson, Missouri... Read more

Joe Budden Teams with Ransom on Make a Deal (Audio)

Joe Budden releases another track from his SomeLove series leading up to the release of his Some Love Lost album (11/4). "Make a Deal" is another dark and brooding track from Budden where he and Ransom recount what they would discuss with God if they had the opportunity. Check it... Read more

Joe Budden, Tsu Surf & Ransom Subtly Dissect a Soulful New Track (Audio)

Joe Budden, Ransom and battle rap warrior Tsu Surf jump on a slow and soulful track...and systematically proceed to lyrically dissect it. When the quiet storm beat starts to play it's almost jarring, but make no mistake, this is chock full of BARS. Check out "Nothing Changes" Related: Joe Budden... Read more

Jared Evan & Ransom Know It’s Cold Outside, So They Pack A Hoodie (Audio)

From Jared Evan's forthcoming #StillBlue release (October 28), the onetime Interscope/Zone 4 singer/rapper links with his homie Statik Selektah, and Statik's partner Ransom for "Outside." As a result, brash deliveries about the warmth "inside" are depicted on a track that also chronicles the cold realities of the outside world. Related:... Read more

Snoop Goes All the Way in on an Exquisite Statik Selektah Track (Audio)

Statik Selektah drops one more cut, "All The Way (Pimp Hop)," just before the release of his upcoming album, What Goes Around. Snoop Dogg, who is no stranger to pimping himself, leads off the cut with Ransom, Wais P (The Ranjahz), and CharlieRED to spit their pimp game over some... Read more

Joe Budden & Ransom Squash Differences, Reunite In The Vietnam Trenches (Audio)

Two Garden State greats, Joe Budden and Ransom, came from the same circles in the mid-2000s. Ransom was poised to be one of "Jumpoff Joe's" early proteges, in between his Def Jam Records fallout and what would become his Slaughterhouse lead-in's. Around 2008, the two lyricists ran afoul and entered... Read more

Ransom & Astro Take You Around The World (Audio)

It's been almost a year since Ransom put out his project, The Proposal, but today the New Jersey artist continues his trend of producing high quality works with his latest cut. Ransom links up with Astro (formerly The Astronomical Kid) to take listeners across the lyrical highway on a journey... Read more

After 35 Years In Hip-Hop, DJ Kay Slay Brings Papoose, Vado & Ransom To Illustrate His Present-Day Definition (Video)

If ever you've watched the film Style Wars, you know that DJ Kay Slay's roots in Hip-Hop run deep. Back when he was an Uptown train-bomber (with paint, that is) named "Dez" to his days winning back at Justo's Mixtape Awards, The Drama King brought as much love for the... Read more

Ransom Crosses Paths With Jadakiss & Raekwon To Pop Bottles Of Shampaign (Audio)

Since the mid-2000s days with Joe Budden, fans of Ransom have touted the New Jersey MC as one of lyrical giants within his class in Hip-Hop. Recently, by way of an album with Statik Selektah, and a redefined solo career, Ransom's getting some of the biggest looks of his run.... Read more

Two Of Statik Selektah’s Star Rhymers, Ransom & Termanology Set It Off Together (Audio)

For over five years, Statik Seletah and his 1982 partner Termanology have been incredibly busy on a seemingly ceaseless stream of EPs, mixtapes, albums, and compilations. After success in '13 with North New Jersey's Ransom (as The Proposal), Statik combines worlds for "Set It Off." The joint features some hard-edged... Read more

Ransom & Statik Selektah – The Proposal (Album Stream)

Statik Selektah has been on a tremendous run this year. He released his own incredible album, produced 4 tracks on Astro's last mixtape and now laces Ranson with 10 tracks. Again, he does not disappoint. His tracks and Ransom's grimy lyrics makes for raw, rugged Hip-Hop. You can listen to... Read more

Ransom – It’s Ransom ft Styles P

For the last five years, Ransom's name has come up a lot in lyrical circles. I'm personally excited that his October 1 album The Proposal will hopefully be an album we can collectively point to as evidence. This simply-titled song certainly grabbed my ears, as emotional, sincere Rap, with a... Read more

Ransom – Unexplainable

Statik Selektah has been on a tear the last 3 years. He supplies another fire beat to Ransom. Check out Unexplainable. Related: Ransom – Pray For Me ft Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock (Audio)... Read more

Ransom – Pray For Me ft Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock

Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock join Ranson on the previously unreleased Pray For Me. Kendrick is only on the hook but Jay Rock and Ranson hold it down with their verses. Check it out below. Related: Schoolboy Q Toca Tuesday Freestyle + Ab-Soul - Pineal Gland (Video)... Read more