Interviews Colin Munroe at Hennessy Artistry Showcase [Exclusive Video] - DJBooth Interviews Colin Munroe at Hennessy Artistry Showcase [Exclusive Video]

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Chicago, Ill. -- Last month, had the opportunity to attend the

Hennessy Artistry Showcase

. Held at Chicago venue The Shrine and hosted by Windy City emcee


, the event included a performance by

Lenny Kravitz

' daughter,

Zoë Kravitz

, as well as sets by Booth favorites



Colin Munroe

, the latter of whom rocked the stage alongside Philly octet

The Roots


After the show, DJBooth sat down for an interview with Munroe, the Ontarian up-and-comer who brought us such reader-approved features as "

Piano Lessons

" and "

Start a War

," in addition to earning plaudits for his guest vocals on tracks by





Izza Kizza


Connect the Dots

") and

Che Grand


Too Much Too Soon

"). Fresh off a national tour in support of Wale's forthcoming debut album,

Attention: Deficit

(due out in early November), the buzzmaking singer/songwriter/producer is wrapping up recording on his own freshman set,

Don't Think Less of Me


In the

exclusive video

below, Colin Munroe gives us the inside scoop on his pre-performance drinking preferences, which #1 hitmaker and fellow Toronto resident just might appear on his next single (






) and his plans to drop new material in mixtape form prior to his debut's arrival on store shelves.