Harlem-based emcee Cab Cabernet chops CHICO Y RITA for viral video A LOVE SUBLIME
Harlem-based rapper/producer/director and Krushed Grapes Lifestyle owner Cab Cabernet presents the music video for ‘Love Sublime’, the J Bless-produced single from ‘Krushed Grapes: Harlem Vintage’, his new album featuring Noni Kai, VonQwest, Kat Starr Johnson, Priciliya Marie, Roddy Rod, Declat, Tigga-Bounce, Frank Lotz and White Indian. Cab edited the video to clips of the Afro-Cuban animated film ‘Chico y Rita’ which tells the story of an elderly couple of artists who lost love in their youth, but found it again in old age. The clip comes on the heels of visuals for Harlem Vintage cuts ‘Mr. Cabernet‘, ‘The Ritz (The Lifestyle Pt. 2)‘, ‘So Sophisticated‘, ‘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 Grapes’ and the following year he unveiled Krushed Grapes Footwear, its signature sneaker billed as the world’s first wine lifestyle sneaker (watch the new promo video). He has also announced the 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.
Cab describes his new video as “a visual interpretation of love. Chico y Rita seems to be tailor-made for the song. And my grandfather being half Cubano, and coming to the states to find my grandmother, it’s very close to home. This music video/song’s statement is clear. In the end, love conquers all. Rest in peace, Grandpa”.
Cab Cabernet – Krushed Grapes: Harlem Vintage