CRU LUV WINE’S FOUNDER JERMAINE STONE TALKS TO HIP-HOP PERSONALITIES AND WINE PROFESSIONALS TO FIND THE PERFECT MATCH BETWEEN MUSIC AND WINE IN AN INFORMATIVE, ENTERTAINING, AND ORGANIC WAY. ON EACH EPISODE GUESTS CHOOSE A SONG OR BOTTLE OF WINE, JERMAINE SELECTS A PAIRING, AND THEY DISCUSS THEIR CHOICES ON THE SHOW.
Episode 35: Dope Cellars Featuring Oun P
In this week's episode of Wine & Hip Hop, we’re taking it to the streets with an old friend and underground battle legend, Oun-P. Recorded on location at Philippe Chow’s in NYC, Jermaine and Oun reconnect and reminisce over a bottle of Beaujolais. They touch on everything from rapping in the lunchroom at school, laying off the Hennesey, and strategies to get the hip hop culture deeper into wine culture. Throughout this episode, you’ll hear about what inspired Oun-P to get in that booth and pick up that pen. More than just ‘co-signs’ from Jadakiss to Allen Iverson, Oun-P has a pen game that’s thoroughly respected nationally and especially throughout the five boroughs. This is a New York specialty, respect the pen and tune in!
Episode 34: Hue Luv Featuring Tahiirah Habibi
THIS WEEK WE KICKED IT WITH TAHIIRAH HABIBI, FOUNDER OF HUE SOCIETY AND CO-FOUNDER OF THE ROOTS FUND. WE DISCUSSED HER VIRAL VIDEO, WHICH SPARKED A CHANGE TO THE COURT OF MASTER SOMMELIERS, HER MISSION TO DIVERSIFY THE WINE INDUSTRY AND, WHAT IT MEANT FOR HER TO BE ON THE COVER OF WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE’S 40 UNDER 40 TASTEMAKERS ISSUE.
Episode 33: Basketball, Wine and Hip Hop Featuring Baxter Holmes
This week we kicked with James Beard Award-winner and Senior NBA writer for ESPN, Baxter Holmes. We discussed his iconic story about wine culture in basketball, rap spirit animals, wine life in the NBA bubble, and much more!
Episode 32: Respect The Producer II Featuring Jeremy Seysses.
This week we kicked it with Jeremy Seysses, Winemaker for the legendary Domain Dujac. We talked about; Jay Z name dropping his wine, Dujac meetings at Roc Nation, his favorite vintage, and all things Burgundy in this classic episode.
Episode 31: Got The Juice Featuring Dlynn Proctor
This week we kicked it with Dlynn Proctor, Director at Fantesca Winery, Associate Producer of the Netflix #1 hit movie “Uncorked”, and co-founder of the not for profit organization “Wine Unify”. We spoke with Dlynn about his layered life in wine, hip hop, advice for budding connoisseurs, and how Wine Unify stands to change the wine industry. Pour up with us and enjoy!
Episode 30: Fine Wine Featuring Regine Rousseau
Today with throwing it back to a pre-COVID interview with Regine Rousseau, Founder of marketing, promotions, and event company Shall We Wine. Regine drops many jewels in our thought-provoking conversation about; her creative approach to brand activations, financial freedom, and females in hip hop. Cheers!