Ryan Leslie is an advocate for helping creatives monetize their passions.
Jul 11, 2023
Jadakiss’ response to Ryan Leslie’s educational background just might be all of us right now.
Apr 7, 2023
Ryan Leslie was not afraid to do the unordinary to push his artistry and his pockets to the next level. The singer-turned-entrepreneur has never shied away from sharing some of the tips and tricks that have led him to the pinnacles of success he’s achieved today. During a previous interview on the Earn Your Leisure podcast, he was back with even more gems.
Dec 28, 2022
For Ryan Leslie, being a millionaire seems to come easy. After all, this is the man whose career was launched into the stratosphere when he worked on various Bad Boy Records projects while attending Harvard University. Remember Cassie’s “Me + You”? That was a Ryan Leslie creation. But, as he previously told Complex Magazine, he really started making his bones when he got a mentor to teach him the ropes about investing. “I remember a conversation I had with my mentor,” he said. “I said, ‘Hey look, man. I took your advice and man, $100,000 to $350,000. I’mma cash out and get something nice for my mom.’ And he gave me the ultimatum at that time– he said, ‘Ryan, listen. You can go ahead and cash out, give something nice to your mom. We’ll shake hands and I’ll never teach you anything again. Or, you figure out a different way to give something nice to your mom and hold onto that investment, and we’ll check in every single year around tax time and we’ll see what it grow[s] to.’ And when...
Jan 4, 2022
Ryan Leslie could teach us a thing or two about investing in stocks! The iconic singer/songwriter/producer, responsible for hits like Cassie’s “Me & U,” is also quite the entrepreneur and businessman with an eye for investments. Leslie must’ve known that Apple would become the tech giant that it is today, having first invested in the company back in 2009. In 2018, Apple became the first trillion-dollar company. According to Complex, the “Addicted” singer’s initial stake of $100,000 reached millions of dollars thanks to a wise lesson from his mentor. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Earn Your Leisure (@earnyourleisure) Leslie detailed exactly how during an episode of the “Earn Your Leisure” podcast stating: “I remember a conversation I had with my mentor. I said, ‘Hey look, man. I took your advice and man, $100,000 to $350,000. I’mma cash out and get something nice for my mom.’ And he gave me the ultimatum at that time– he said, ‘Ryan,listen. You can go ahead and cash...
Sep 10, 2021