Cab Cabernet drops off his new “Krushed Grapes: Harlem Vintage” album.
Harlem based rapper/producer/director and Krushed Grapes Lifestyle owner Cab Cabernet presents Krushed Grapes: Harlem Vintage, his new album featuring J Bless, Noni Kai, VonQwest, Kat Starr Johnson, Priciliya Marie, Roddy Rod, RTNC (the producer behind Your Old Droog’s album), Declat, Tigga-Bounce, Frank Lotz and White Indian. The album comes on the heels of visuals for Harlem Vintage cuts “The Ritz (The Lifestyle Pt. 2)”, “So Sophisticated”,Â “Maiden Harlem” and “Le Connoisseur”. 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 GrapesÂ and the following year he unveiled Krushed Grapes Footwear, its signature sneaker billed as the world’s first wine lifestyle sneaker. He has also announced the fall 2016 addition of the Maduro, billed as “the quintessential cigar lifestyle sneaker”, 100% handmade in Italy. KG Lifestyle also produces handmade leather accessories including wine carriers, cigar cases, briefcases, wallets and hats, sold and customized at the customerâ€™s request. Cab describes the album as “a day in the life of Cab Cabernet. The artist, the entrepreneur, the oenophile, the lifestyle connoisseur, set in an old Harlem Renaissance scene. Part James Bond, part Billy D, and 2 cubes of ice, Krushed Grapes Is A Lifestyleâ€¦Sip It Slowâ€.