Check out the new song from Ransom Inc – Make It Clap
Tell us about where you are from and how you got to this position today.
We grew up in Los Angeles & Compton California. We’ve reached the position we are at today by constantly working at developing are musical talents. We also follow the advice and direction of our manager Renardo Page. He had confidence in us from the beginning. He has invested his money and time in us. He believed in our abilities when no one else did.
Tell us more about the current song you are promoting to everyone.
“Make It Clap” is our hottest single right now. It makes you want to dance. M.C. means move the crowd and that’s exactly what we do on this song. “Make it Clap” is being played at a lot at functions and parties. We’re promoting it on iTunes, Amazon.com, Jango.com and YouTube along with our new release “It’s A Ransom.” We are asking club DJs and radio disc jockeys all around the United States and abroad to spin it during their sessions to give their audience something new and exciting to groove to.
Tell us about one of the hardest challenges you had to face in the industry?
Industry promoters, sometimes they are very shady. Some of them do not have the artist’s interest in mind at all. They lie about advertising, venue, total amount of audience, and try to worm us out of deposits and paying the balance due to an artist after the artist performs. They often underestimate our ability to fill seats and try to cut us a deal of ticket sales only, with no deposit upfront. They want us to invest in their shows using our money supposedly for us to gain exposure and share our music to a larger audience. They don’t want to pay us what we are worth. They should know by now, we are Ransom Inc the most valuable group in the world.
What was one of the biggest set backs in your career and how did you bounce back?
The biggest set back we’ve had was not being able to record for a while and not having original beats. We met a guy name Sean Swift who produced the beat for “Make It Clap.” We shot a video of that song and released it on YouTube. After that we got more original beats produced by various producers including Tiny AV a member of Ransom Inc. Our exposure began to take off and hasn’t slowed down.
What are some things artists need to be careful of?
Artists need to be careful of trusting the wrong people. Trusting people who appear to have your best interest at heart but in reality they are conspiring from the beginning to destroy what you have worked so hard to develop and create. They can be friends, family, and even sometimes fans. Or just out right haters!
What suggestions do you have for other artists like yourself?
As an artist we believe you have to stay humble, objective, positive, and always be prepared to go the extra mile. Be ready to do more than what’s required of you. Rehearse, rehearse, practice, practice. We sincerely believe that you play like you rehearse and practice. So an artist should always perform as if they are playing to a live audience at a show or an event, even when it’s only a rehearsal or practice. Put 100% in everything thing you do to reach your goal.
What is one of your favorite ways to promote yourself and your music?
We like using Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon.com, Itunes, and Jango.com just to name a few. Also our manager and our record label (Legalized Records LLC ) along with our administrator and publicist Tiffany Burt have planned a marketing campaign that incorporates numerous web sites and press releases that should have us seen and our music heard everywhere.
Where can people visit you?
People can visit us at YouTube.com if they want to feel us visually and listen to a variety of our music. Follow us on twitter (@itsaransom), on jango.com, reverbnation.com, and of course Facebook. If you’re on a social media site and we’re not there yet we will be there real soon.