Ransom Unleashes His Third Project Of The Year With “SPOIL THE ROD, SPARE THE CHILD”

It has been a busy year to say the least for Brooklyn’s own, Ransom. The storied career of this hip-hop artist will go down as one that is iconic but also underappreciated. A true wordsmith and intimidating MC, Ransom has been pumping quality since the late 2000s. Already this year, the prolific rapper has put out two EPs and an album to boot.

The first of which was the LP, Directors Cut 4. It featured artists such as Nicholas Craven, Che Noir, Tali Kweli, and more. Then, after that, only a couple of weeks went by before we were delightedly treated to Ransom’s first EP of the year with Deleted Scenes 2. That was a full collab effort with Nicholas Craven in the booth. The song titles were cleverly named after movie titles of different genres.

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Before SPARE THE ROD, SPOIL THE CHILD, we got a lead single to it. That came in the form of “Scape Goats,” a boom-bap-flavored track featuring Che Noir and 38 Spesh. It was cut of lyrically-epic proportions and more of that expected bar spitting lands on this new offering. Other features here include Mayor, TyJamz, and Craven once again.

What are your initial thoughts on this brand new EP, SPARE THE ROD, SPOIL THE CHILD, from Ransom? Is this his best release of 2023? Which song is your favorite on this EP? We want to hear what you have to say about all of this. With that in mind, be sure to leave all of your thoughts and opinions in the comments section below. Additionally, always keep it locked in with HNHH for all of the hottest project releases, as well as all of the latest breaking news around the music world.


  1. The Powers That Be with Mayor, TyJamz
  2. New Test Of Men with Mayor, TyJamz
  3. Ransom with 38 Spesh, Che Noir
  4. The Desolate One with Nicholas Craven
  5. Hymns

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