How Ryan Leslie Made Millions Off of One Album as an Independent Artist

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Ryan Leslie is a multi-platinum producer, singer, and songwriter. Not only has he produced singles for some of our favorite artists in the industry, but he also released a few albums on his own, including his top-selling, self-titled, debut album, Ryan Leslie.

For years, Leslie was signed to a label, but it wasn’t until he parted ways, removed his music from iTunes, and launched his own company to reach his fans that he made more money as an independent than ever before.

Check out his story…

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