Jersey Town rapper Randy Nichols, better referred to as Ransom, was originally given birth to in Brooklyn, NY in Sept 1980. His father’s slaying and mother’s serious disease forced Nichols in which to stay foster care a couple of years, but he and his mom ultimately relocated to Shirt Town when he was about eight years of age. A way of life of selling medicines, which got him in and out of prison as a teenager, ensued; nevertheless, the youthful rapper desired out. In 2000, he and his close friends put up cash to get a recording studio room, which initiated Nichols’ rap profession beneath the moniker Ransom. Shortly later on, he teamed up with fellow rapper Hitchcock to create the A-Team. Known for his or her Hardhood Classics road albums, both became staples around the mixtape circuit in NJ, but hardly dented the picture in neighboring NY. After a cope with Def Jam didn’t skillet out, both went their individual methods around 2006. Ransom didn’t lose very much momentum, constantly showing up on DJ Idea mixtapes aswell as spending his own, like the Greatest in the town quantities and Ransom Notice. In 2007, Ransom received some press over exchanged lyrical barbs with Joe Budden, also a Shirt City indigenous, who included a verse from Ransom and Hitchcock on his Disposition Muzik 3 combine album, declaring a reunion with the defunct A-Team. Afterwards that season, Ransom ready release a his Street Movie theater mixtape, distributed via N.Con. indie Babygrande.