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Five Hottest Places To Travel Summer 2018

Summer is only a few months away, and while we fight against the cold weather we dream of summer vacations. Whether you travel internationally or somewhere closer to home, a warm climate is exactly what the doctor ordered. Although it

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Music Review: The Weeknd Gives Nostalgic Feels With ‘My Dear Melancholy’

‘My Dear Melancholy,’ a surprise release from The Weeknd has sent nostalgic chills down the spine of his fans. With a dark, villainous sound resembling his first album ‘House of Balloons’, Weeknd sings about both heartbreak and the love he deserves. A

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VashtieDotCom Feature: Meet Tito Anton, The Founder of The Revival, NYC’s Next Big Thing

As a lover of both music and food, I couldn’t help but notice an event that popped up on my Instagram timeline earlier this month. The Revival is a monthly music event that gathers a small group of music lovers

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Jaden Smith To Join Forces With Pharrell And G-Star Raw

Musician and designer Pharrell Williams have enlisted the young Jedi Jaden Smith to join the denim label G-Star Raw. Joining GSR in 2014, sustainability has been Pharrell’s top objective, creating the first pair of jeans with no water waste last month. Pharrell

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#InternationalWomensDay: Vashtiedotcom Salutes The Women Of The World With A ‘No-Boys Allowed’ Playlist

International Women’s Day, a day we celebrate the contributions of women in today’s society. While we establish their success of today, we also reflect on the past accomplishments of women across the world. Observed in the early 1900s, every year

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Is Diddy Self-Prophesying The End Of The Culture That We Know?

Music Mogul, Bad Boy Entertainment, and Revolt TV creator and founder Sean “Diddy” Combs posted a video on his Instagram account that has caused a lot of talks. In the video, Diddy sits in his car and talks about the

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Drake Leaving Nike for Adidas May Be God’s Plan

Since last week, the internet has been buzzing over the rumors of Drake allegedly jumping ship from Nike to Adidas. Although Drake has not confirmed the business move, the question is will this help or hurt Drake’s business ventures? According

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#FitnessFriday 7 Podcasts To Listen To For Your Wellness Journey

Keep your mind, body, and soul at ease with these 7 wellness podcasts. Podcasts are the ‘It thing’ right now and there are so many to choose from. Whether you are a sports fan, a music lover or just like

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#ParisFashionWeek – A Tourist Guide To Paris Fashion Week

When we think of the city of Paris, we think of the tourist attractions, fashion, food, and the Eiffel tower. It is even more fascinating when Paris Fashion week comes along twice a year. Celebrities and fashion influencers travel half

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Janelle Monae Announces New Album, ‘Dirty Computer,’ With Powerful Teaser

Singer/Actress Janelle Monae is returning back to music with her first album in five years. However, being a woman of many talents, Janelle have been very busy during her hiatus from music. Since the release of  “The Electric Lady,”  Janelle

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This is What Really Happened at Cash Money Records: Birdman Releases a Tell all Documentary

Ever wonder what really happens at Cash Money Records? With all the rumors circling around Nicki Minaj, Drake, and Lil Wayne, their most coveted signees, the streets are talking and Birdman finally has answers. Birdman finally released his Cash Money

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#WomanCrushinItWednesday Meghan Markle: Royal Fitness Guru

As Meghan Markle prepares for her royal wedding to Prince Harry, we can imagine the pressure that she will endure for her big day. As the daughter of a yoga instructor, Markle lives by the routine of a working hard

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#HappyBirthdayCudi: 10 Memorable Moments During Kid Cudi’s Career

When we think of Kid Cudi and his 10 years in the game, a lot of memorable moments comes to mind. Some may be funny and hilarious, while others doesn’t show him in the best light. But whether you love

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InternationalFoodie: The 5 Best Places To Eat While Visiting Copenhagen, Denmark

If you are a follower of Vashtie’s world travels, then you know that she has visited many places all over the world. From Paris , France to Frankfurt, Germany, Vashtie has left her stamp of approval in more ways than one. This

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🇩🇰 Straight Outta Denmark – Musicians And Music Venues To Check Out In Denmark

Whether you are from a small town in Ohio or a rural area in Norway, music connects us all. The music of Denmark is no different, as Copenhagen is the home of many popular nightclubs. Although, we may not be

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#SelfCareSunday: Stepping Away From Social Media To Detox

As we finish the second week of 2018, our goals are still in the forefront of our minds. We’ve mapped out ways to conquer these goals, but social media continues to be a distraction of choice.  The average person spends

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YouTube Punishes Logan Paul Over Japan Suicide Video, But Does The Punishment Fit The Crime?

This is a serious post for a serious matter.  In case you missed it, Logan posted a video of a man who committed suicide, while vacationing in Japan. A video that gained over 1 million views in a 24 hour period,

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Dining With Gucci: Fashion Empire Opens Restaurant In Italy

It appears that Gucci wants your money in more than one way, as the Italian company opens their first restaurant, Gucci Osteria. The brand announced yesterday that their concept store, Gucci Garden in Italy will also sell food. Pasta, to

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Is Kanye West Teasing A G.O.O.D. Music Reunion With A “Cruel Winter” Release?

  In case you missed it, Kanye is back! Well, kinda. For months now, we have been piecing together the puzzle known as Kanye West. However, rumors of new music has kept us hoping and praying for the YE God

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BAPE Drops 2018 Winter “City Camo” Collection

During the most coldest days of the year, you still want to be fashionably correct in the Street Wear game. Well, have no fear BAPE is here, to keep you looking fly and warm in the frigid and cold weather.

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#SelfCareSundays: Journaling Your Way Into A Better 2018

As 2018 quickly approaches us, setting the right goals and mindset for the year to come is quite important. Aligning yourself with goals is easier said than done, but seeing it on paper will help formulate a plan to accomplishing

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Recap: VA$HTIE AND FRIENDS BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE FOR THE HOLIDAYS–1992 STYLE

Video by Dabian Canales If you were not partying with VA$HTIE and her friends on Thursday for her 1992 Holiday Party, you missed out. No, seriously, pack it up. You’re cancelled. Our favorite “Downtown Sweetheart” brought the house down, with

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N.E.R.D.: No_One Ever Really Dies | Review

  “The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off.” The comeback is always stronger than the setback, as the N.E.R.D.s are not only back, but better than ever. Self-titling their fifth album as the acronym, “No_one

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Here’s What is Happening During The Libyan Slave Trade

If you are like myself, then you were probably utterly disgusted by the news of Libyans being sold into slavery. Slavery. In 2017. When I heard the news of this slave trade on social media, I needed to know more

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18′ Grammy Nominations Rolls In On The Diversity Wave

The Grammys announced their 2018 nominees on Monday (November 28), and was met with both cheers and jeers. The most notable thing about the nominations this year, may be the fact that there is no white male artists nominated for

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Jaden Smith’s SYRE: A Beautiful Confusion

I remember a time when Jaden Smith’s cryptic tweets would puzzle me to the point of a headache. While some tweets threw me for a loop, others were advanced and forward thinking. Jaden won me over some time ago when

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Reebok taps Victoria Beckham In Their Latest line of Women Collaborations

  After successfully collaborating with both Estée Lauder and Target, Victoria Beckham has announced a new endeavor with Reebok. The Reebok X Victoria Beckham collection is due to make it’s debut in late 2018.  It will be part of the Reebok

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Here’s Why Hillary Clinton Is To Guest Edit December’s Teen Vogue

The upcoming December issue of Teen Vogue is going to be one to remember. Earlier this month, Condé Nast, the publisher of such magazines as The New Yorker, Vogue and Vanity Fair, announced the discontinuance of the print edition of Teen

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Is Sexual Assault The Most Trending Thing Now? How To Protect Yourself In The Workplace

Well… to answer the question in the title, it’s not the most trending. In fact, it’s been around since the beginning of time. But in the recent weeks, decades of alleged sexual assaults is exposed on a daily basis on

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Kanye West Trademarks “Yeezy Sounds” For New Streaming Service

Kanye West is never short of ideas. t’s reported that he has trademarked “Yeezy Sound” for a streaming service. This comes after the very public blow out between Ye and his former business endeavor with Jay-z, Tidal. Kanye asked for

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#AllGoldEverything: Why You Should Be Wearing Gold.

Anyone who knows Vashtie knows that she loves her Gold. Vashtie Kola is synonymous to gold. It is as if she has the mineral pumping in her veins. Well..maybe not that extreme, but you know what I mean. Back in

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Fashion Brand Gucci Vows To Go Fur-Free in 2018

Most fashion lines communicates their influence in the fashion world effortlessly. Gucci has been a staple for other fashion companies for almost 100 years. However, the brand recently announced it will be banning one of its most popular fabric forever,

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Rapper Princess Nokia To Racist: “The Soup Is On YOU!”

“I be damned if I let some drunk bigot call a group of young teenage boys racist names and allow him to get away with it”. A tweet from NYC rapper Princess Nokia after a video of herself went viral.

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5 New Highly Anticipated Rock Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

  2017 have been a year of heartache and heartbreak, as we lost both Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, two months apart from one another. However, as we lost rock legends, we gained potential ones with new

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Fashion Designer Alexander Wang Steps Down As CEO of Company

Changes in the fashion world is inevitable, especially when the fashion houses are making adjustments for the greater good. 15 months ago, fashion icon Alexander Wang took on the position of CEO of his namesake fashion line, Alexander Wang. However

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5 New Highly Anticipated POP Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

2017 has certainly been the year of POP music with releases from Ed Sheeran, Drake, Deadmau5 and many more. As we draw down to final four months of the year, Artists such as Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus

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5 New Highly Anticipated Rap/R&B Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

As we approach the final stretch of 2017, a lot of albums flooded both the airwaves and the billboard charts. From Jay-Z’s “4:44” to Kendrick’s DAMN, It’s been a great year in music. From R&B to Rap and everything in

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Doin’ It Well: Finding And Building Your Inner Chi

I know what you are probably thinking. What is a Chi (Qi), and how do I find it? Well, according to the Merriam-Webster definition, your Chi is a; “vital energy that is held to animate the body internally.” In layman

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Rihanna Alters Makeup Norms with 40 Foundation Shades in New Line Fenty Beauty

Last week, Rihanna teased makeup lovers with her new venture into the cosmetic world, “Fenty Beauty” on her social media accounts. Her campaign ads on her Instagram foster the multiplicity of her brand releasing on September 8th at Sephora retail

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Sneaker Culture: Yeezy Boost Waverunners 700s And Virgil Abloh x Nike

As we approach NYFW, Kanye West and Virgil Abloh remind us of why they are the best in the business. Both designers unveiled sneakers collections for Adidas and Nikes. Kanye continues to add to his flourishing Sneaker empire, Yeezys. Virgil

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