Harlem-based rapper/producer/director and Krushed Grapes Lifestyle owner Cab Cabernet presents the music video for ‘The Ritz (The Lifestyle Pt. 2)’, his new single produced by J Bless and featuring Noni Kai and VonQwest.
The song is a sequel to Cab’s previous release ‘The Lifestyle’ (watch the music video) as well as a Hip Hop cover of Irving Berlin’s ‘Puttin’ On The Ritz’. The track will appear on Krushed Grapes: ‘Harlem Vintage’, his forthcoming album also featuring Kat Starr Johnson and Priciliya Marie as well as production from Roddy Rod, RTNC (the producer behind Your Old Droog’s album), Declat, Tigga-Bounce, Frank Lotz and White Indian.
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‘ 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 customer’s request.