Welcome to a very special episode of "The Beat," co-hosted by YouTube sensation and soon-to-be breakout star Ryan Beatty!
The 16-year-old California native has been buzzing lately, with millions of views on YouTube and a new six-song EP -- "Because of You" -- that reached No. 1 on the iTunes pop albums chart after just two days. And now, to celebrate his EP's release, Beatty is bringing his talent to the streets of Venice Beach for "The Beat."
On the Friday, July 27 edition of Billboard.com's daily music news show features Ryan skateboarding alongside host Jonathan Brooks as he runs down the latest music news, dishing on who's making headlines and who's topping the charts.
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Below, check out a preview of the tracks from Beatty's new EP: