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New Heat : Cab Cabernet feat. VonQwest – ‘LE CONNOISEUR’

Harlem-based rapper/producer/director and Krushed Grapes Lifestyle owner Cab Cabernet presents the self-directed music video for “Le Connoisseur”, the De’Clat-produced single. “Le Connoisseur” is the second single from Krushed Grapes: Harlem Vintage, Cab’s forthcoming album featuring guest appearances from VonQwest, Noni Kai, Kat Starr Johnson and Priciliya Marie as well as production from Roddy Rod, RTNC (the producer behind Your Old Droog’s album, J. Bless, Declat, Tigga-Bounce, Frank Lotz and White Indian. The “Le Connoisseur” video comes on the heels of the music video for first single “The Lifestyle” (watch). Formerly known as Hanif-Jamiyl of New England group Maspyke (of whom Roddy Rod is also a member, Cabernet performed alongside Mos Def, Q-Tip, Slick Rick and EPMD, co-founded Bukarance Records, and ghostwrote for numerous artists before reinventing himself in 2006, founding a private all-male escort service catering only to female clients and opening a cigar lounge. In 2009 he released the album Krushed Grapes (listen on Soundcloud) and the following year he unveiled Krushed Grapes Footwear, a line of luxury, handmade sneakers. KG Lifestyle also produceds handmade leather accessories including wine carriers, cigar cases, briefcases, wallets and hats, sold and customized at the customer’s request. “Who is Cab Cabernet? The recording artist? The oenophile? The aficionado? The designer? The entrepreneur? This song and video is testament to the legend of Monsieur Cabernet, the lifestyle connoisseur,” says Cab.

Submitted by James Dunn for Dunn Deal PR