Ryan Leslie is a record producer, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, entrepreneur, and R&B 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. From 2005–2006, he had his most commercial success to date with Cassie and her single "Me & U". Leslie's debut album, Ryan Leslie (2009), features the hit singles "Diamond Girl," "Addiction," and "How It Was Supposed To Be.", and he has gone on to record two subsequent albums.