Ryan Leslie

Singer + Producer + Songwriter
Born Sep 25, 1978

Anthony Ryan Leslie, known professionally as Ryan Leslie, is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, entrepreneur, and singer. Founder of the media company NextSelection Lifestyle Group, Leslie has produced singles for a number of artists in a variety of genres ranging from R&B/Hip-Hop to Pop to Gospel.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ryan Leslie.


1978 Birth Born on September 25, 1978.


1993 14 Years Old In 1993, he applied to four University of California campuses as well as Stanford, Yale and Harvard. … Read More


2003 24 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Also in 2003, Leslie was introduced by his then attorney Ed Woods to Tommy Mottola. … Read More
2005 - 2006 2 More Events
2007 28 Years Old In November 2007, he released a video for a song named "I-R-I-N-A" that was produced in-house and released through his YouTube channel as well. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old Leslie's 2008 self-titled debut album, includes the singles "Diamond Girl", "Addiction" and "How It Was Supposed to Be".


2009 30 Years Old 1 More Event
After many setbacks, his self-titled album, Ryan Leslie, was finally released on February 10, 2009. … Read More
Leslie, who is a singer, songwriter, rapper and entrepreneur, as well as a Harvard University graduate, is also the founder and CEO of SuperPhone and NextSelection Lifestyle Group. In 2011, he was nominated for a Grammy. … Read More
Ryan announced in February 2013 that his fourth studio album Black Mozart would be released 16 April 2013 however delayed the release.
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