What Lil Tecca Needed to Make ‘Ransom’ a Hit - Nick Mira, Taz Taylor, Cole Bennett | Diary of a Song

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  • Published on Oct 4, 2019
  • Lil Tecca was 16 and unsigned when he landed his first hit, “Ransom,” on the Billboard Hot 100. Diary of a Song goes behind the scenes with Tecca, the Internet Money producers Nick Mira and Taz Taylor, and the music video director Cole Bennett to learn how the song became a smash.
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Comments • 495

  • Peterson Magloire
    Peterson Magloire 3 hours ago

    Lil tecca is younger but is better

  • Ricky Gonz
    Ricky Gonz 3 hours ago

    all he did was follow to unfollow all of instagram

  • MonarchOfficial
    MonarchOfficial Day ago +4

    Nobody:
    Taz: hAvE i EvEr ToLd YoU tHaT i MaDe A hAlF a MiLl a YeAr?

  • DecapitatedApple

    cole lookin like Brie Larson

  • Lets Go gaming and more

    Man lives in his mom house but makes banks gg

  • Almost Pigeon
    Almost Pigeon 4 days ago

    Reported : “You’re really hot in these streets.”
    Lil Tecca : yE

  • PROD. IMRE
    PROD. IMRE 4 days ago

    Nick mira looking like my grandmum on facetime😭😭😭

  • Bob dabiuld
    Bob dabiuld 4 days ago +1

    Those braces prolly cost less than a grill but look very similar

  • Lil waiu
    Lil waiu 5 days ago

    Tecca needed Mosey to make ransom a hit

  • eru
    eru 6 days ago

    i like this face time format .

  • Christopher D
    Christopher D 6 days ago

    I like this Kid. He's funny, respectable and talented. I've definitely been bumping Ransom. Saw the video for the first time today and was very surprised. I lived it. Keep doing you Kid. 💯🔥🔥🔥

  • Kings Must Rise
    Kings Must Rise 6 days ago

    When positive things happen, you can't be surprised,
    because that what you wanted to happen in the first place.

    This kid is actually more honest and self-aware then you think.

  • UFO IODO
    UFO IODO 7 days ago +1

    If you are looking for new music, feel free to check out my latest music video! Thank You!!!

  • Ben Norden
    Ben Norden 7 days ago

    thats nice

  • Brian Luckey
    Brian Luckey 7 days ago +2

    aight

  • Snappy 44
    Snappy 44 8 days ago

    How he do this song without voice cracks

  • Savage cabbage Boi
    Savage cabbage Boi 10 days ago +3

    *YOU’RE REALLY HOT IN THESE STREETS*


    ye

  • Adham Handouka
    Adham Handouka 11 days ago

    gunna lil baby beats

  • ZAQQ
    ZAQQ 14 days ago

    Well deserved.. we love you Tecca.

  • Anthony Alexander
    Anthony Alexander 18 days ago +1

    Bruh these is good ashhhh
    Like for him to notice

  • iiCrypto
    iiCrypto 20 days ago

    When youtube recommendations can change a dude's life

  • DeeKnow
    DeeKnow 27 days ago

    Yea this probably one of the best songs I have ever heard.

  • MrSc0rpi0
    MrSc0rpi0 28 days ago +1

    What The New York times needed to make more views on this video

  • Waday
    Waday 28 days ago

    lil tecca documentary 2024?

  • PWR KlipSin
    PWR KlipSin 28 days ago

    Ransom was a hit

  • boo hoom
    boo hoom 29 days ago

    Only people who knew lil tecca before ransom can like this

  • YBKRN MUSIC
    YBKRN MUSIC 29 days ago

    100!

  • ToMaTo
    ToMaTo 29 days ago

    he kinda look like Rango

  • Aluc
    Aluc 29 days ago +1

    The real G O D here is Nick Mira

  • ItzDangani
    ItzDangani 29 days ago

    proud of this dude

  • Oh Oh
    Oh Oh Month ago

    👁 👁
    👃🏽
    👄

  • Poefar Nation
    Poefar Nation Month ago

    Feel Free To Leave Feedback/ Comments On My Latest Video, I Would Greatly Appreciate it

  • Sef Nitty
    Sef Nitty Month ago

    🤔So Nick Mira the one who produced all the hits lives at his parents and Taz Taylor live in a LA mansion?? something dont seem right...im just saying

  • J. Ramsey
    J. Ramsey Month ago

    Nick Mira is a hero, wow.

  • 5ft 8
    5ft 8 Month ago

    hope he wont do a nas on us

  • 5ft 8
    5ft 8 Month ago +2

    the fat guy looks like cartman from southpark lmao

  • Derek Dissell
    Derek Dissell Month ago

    That song is garbage and bland as was his album. Brings absolutely nothing new to the scene

  • alexiswritingvideos
    alexiswritingvideos Month ago +2

    Good for these young people, doing big things.

  • a c e ヲ扱影
    a c e ヲ扱影 Month ago

    AYE NICK IN VA

  • PharaohLoso215
    PharaohLoso215 Month ago

    That’s dope. Yungin definitely grew on me 💯

  • Antonio Samaniego
    Antonio Samaniego Month ago

    Nick Mira is Ryan Gosling

  • Brian & Jo Music
    Brian & Jo Music Month ago

    That balloon at 5:41 😂

  • S JXY VEVO
    S JXY VEVO Month ago

    well done Tecca

  • MLA MEHLO
    MLA MEHLO Month ago

    Taz taylor is H O M O S E X U A L

  • Jack Petersen
    Jack Petersen Month ago +1

    Nobody:
    Taz: *Wears Gucci hat*

    • AyTee
      AyTee Month ago

      im confused, is he not allowed to wear it or r u just stating the obvious?

  • Mike Lang
    Mike Lang Month ago

    That balloon edit was fye.

  • Omar Sanchez
    Omar Sanchez Month ago

    his voice could still sound like "IM BATMAN"

  • HymnAniXzDemons
    HymnAniXzDemons Month ago

    Ima come up the same way as this kid from my small country. Ima be on internet money.

  • NIM NEMESIS
    NIM NEMESIS Month ago

    love how these kids took the culture and ran with it

  • Charjed - Tryhard Noobie on Fortnite & More!

    Why do Lil Tecca be looking like Arthur

  • Ricky Wicz
    Ricky Wicz Month ago

    Taz Taylor built like a softball coach

  • Erik johnson
    Erik johnson Month ago

    That's not crazy you couldn't even drive so how would you get there..

  • Mtn Dew
    Mtn Dew Month ago +1

    Hang on wait, how much does Taz make, I didn't really catch that?

  • ahmed bardi
    ahmed bardi Month ago

    i Wanda meet a Producer to make a song ASAP , contact me if you interested

  • yuwib
    yuwib Month ago +1

    5:42 that edit lol

  • Louis London
    Louis London Month ago

    Fire video

  • Philsner Dai Deng Iso

    This kid is woke

  • TaeWRLD 2k
    TaeWRLD 2k Month ago +1

    That thumbnail gg

  • Wizard FMX
    Wizard FMX Month ago

    2:06 just flex on us like that

  • MtFresh
    MtFresh Month ago

    Does anyone know how to set up a studio session with Nick