Cazwell

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Cazwell

Performing in Denver in 2011.
Background information
Birth nameLuke Caswell
BornJune 27, 1979
OriginWorcester, Massachusetts
GenresRap, dance, electronica, house, homo hop
OccupationsSongwriter, producer, DJ
InstrumentsVocals, synthesizer, percussion
Years active2000–present
LabelsWest End Records, Peace Bisquit
Associated actsAmanda Lepore, Avenue D, Jonny Makeup, Colton Ford, Ladyfag
Websitewww.Cazwell.com
 
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Cazwell

Performing in Denver in 2011.
Background information
Birth nameLuke Caswell
BornJune 27, 1979
OriginWorcester, Massachusetts
GenresRap, dance, electronica, house, homo hop
OccupationsSongwriter, producer, DJ
InstrumentsVocals, synthesizer, percussion
Years active2000–present
LabelsWest End Records, Peace Bisquit
Associated actsAmanda Lepore, Avenue D, Jonny Makeup, Colton Ford, Ladyfag
Websitewww.Cazwell.com

Luke Caswell (born June 27, 1979), known as Cazwell, is an American rapper and songwriter.[1] His work focuses on gay and bisexual urban themes and content, and his music and videos are frequently played on Logo, a US cable channel geared towards the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. He has released two studio albums Get Into It in 2006 and Watch My Mouth in 2009 and a number of EPs, music videos and popular singles.

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Career

Cazwell released an album in 2006 named Get Into It. His lead single from the album was "All Over Your Face" with explicit lyrics and sexual imagery portrayed in the music video directed by Francis Legge and edited by Cayle Ryan Pietras. Cazwell is known for hosting and DJing at parties, including BoysRoom in New York City, with guests such as Ladyfag, Amanda Lepore, Dj Adam, Raquel Reed and her brother Stephen Reed.

He released a single in September, 2008, titled "I Seen Beyoncé..." featuring Jonny Makeup. The video was directed by Francis Legge and Bec Stupak. In 2009, he released a new single "Tonight", which sampled Give Me Tonight by Shannon. His second album, Watch My Mouth was released on September 1, 2009, containing all of his previous singles as well as a few songs from his debut.

In 2010, Cazwell released a new single, "Ice Cream Truck" and the video directed by Marco Ovando premiering on YouTube on July 30, 2010, and receiving over 1 million views in its first week.

In popular culture

Discography

Cazwell in 2006

Albums

EPS

Singles

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
US Dance
2006"All Over Your Face"31[2]Get Into It
2007"Watch My Mouth"
2008"I Seen Beyoncé..."23[3]Watch My Mouth
2009"Tonight"
2010"Ice Cream Truck"Non-album singles
2011"Get My Money Back"
2011"Unzip Me" (with Peaches)40

Featured singles

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