October 1, 2008
Ryan Leslie Embarks on Grey Goose 8 City Tour October 2nd
Grey Goose Vodka and Ryan Leslie, producer, songwriter, label entrepreneur - and now recording artist are taking the excitement of his records from the dance floor to the live stage with an 8 city national tour starting in L.A Oct. 2nd. Harvard class of '98, brought special news to his 10th class reunion recently with his new single, "Addiction" featuring Cassie off his long-awaited first U.S. album release, the self-titled RYAN LESLIE, on the Next Selection/Universal Motown imprint.
RYAN LESLIE spotlighted in the L.A Times fall preview is a collection of cutting edge, synth pounding beats with live instrumentation driving the R&B/Pop undertone. Ryan Leslie plays out like a love story, a series of songs sent to a girl in hopes of winning her back. Both "Addiction"& street single "Diamond Girl"can both be heard on Ryan's busy MySpace website, http://www.myspace.com/ryanleslie. The site - with an invitation to "lock in" Ryan's new phone number, 917.720.7507: "Put it into your address books and don't hesitate to call!" - has logged a phenomenal 3.6 million-plus total plays and 14 million-plus profile views on his Youtube page.
Always on the move, while vamping up for his debut release, he has been in the studio working on new music with LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez, 50 Cent & Lindsay Lohan.
Sundance Channel has produced a second season of the short-form series 'GREY GOOSE Presents The Next Garde' spotlighting 12 emerging talents, including artists, musicians, designers and other cultural pioneers. Ryan's segment discusses what fuels his passion and creative process for music, it runs on Sundance Channel as well as sundancechannel.com.
Dates for Grey Goose Tour: -- 10/2 - LA THU -- 10/4 - HOUSTON SAT -- 10/10 - DETROIT FRI -- 10/11 - CHICAGO SAT -- 10/18 - DC SAT -- 10/24 - MIAMI FRI -- 10/31 - NYC FRI -- 11/8 - ATLANTA SAT