Producer turns singer Ryan Leslie will release a self-titled debut album on June 17 via Universal Motown/NextSelection and the first single confirmed to be lifted from the effort is "Diamond Girl". A music video for the song has been premiered on BET's 106 & Park on Friday, April 4.
The clip directed by Chris Robinson simply shows classic-looking Leslie performing the song on-stage and backed up with a full band. Leslie recently premiered the new single on BET's Spring Bling which is slated to air later this month. "Diamond Girl" which is available on iTunes and other music outlets has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #95.
Leslie is the person behind Cassie's hit single "Me & U" and Cheri Dennis' "I Love You". The producer who graduated from Havard University at the age of 19, has worked with several other notable artists such as Beyonce Knowles, Snoop Dogg and Nina Sky.