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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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Internet Detoxing: Why It Is Important For Your Mental Health

After a 2.5 week long Digital Detox, Boss lady Vashtie came back to us and shared why she made the conscious decision to step away. “In 2014, I had a bit of a breakdown and took my first ever vacation. I

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Why You Should Add Breakfast Salads To Your Daily Meal Plan

They say a balanced breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether it’s hot cereal, cold cereal or even a quick granola bar out the door, skipping out on breakfast can have us feeling sluggish, tired and even moody.

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3 facts about waist trainers that will make you think twice

Waist trainers. We have all seen them and some of us even swears by them, with the hopes to attain a small, slim and sexy waistline. Celebrities who have the classic feminine “hourglass” shape such as, Kim Kardashian-West, Nicki Minaj

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Embracing Your Inner Yogi: 4 Yoga Styles To Try

  If you are anything like myself, you’ve probably watched a few yoga tutorials on YouTube and thought, “This is something I could get down with…” However, when it comes down to actually attending a class, your nerves starts to

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Pump Up The Beet (Juice): 5 Popular Juice Recipes To Try Out

Juicing is a dietary process that extracts juice from fruits and vegetables of your choice. Between Juice Press, Jamba Juice and other organic vegan-supported juice bars, vegetable juices like cucumber and beet-root juice are packed with the magnesium, fiber and

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Doin’ It Well: 6 Ways Essential Oils can improve your life

Ancient and holistic practices such as Yoga and meditation has proven to have many physical and mental health benefits that can not only lower high blood pressure, alleviate headaches, but even ease syndromes related to Carpal Tunnel. The combination of

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