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

  • 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

    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 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 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


  • 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



  • 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 29 days ago


  • 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


  • 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 Month ago

    well done Tecca

    MLA MEHLO Month ago

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

  • Jack Petersen
    Jack Petersen Month ago +1

    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 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