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5 Things To Give Vashtie At Her Dumb Late Birthday Party in June

It’s a very special day. Today, April 23rd marks another lap around the sun for our favorite girl, Vashtie Kola. She’s already started the celebration in Copenhagen and you know we’re going to have a blast for another one of

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#FitnessFriday: 5 Reasons Why You Should Try AcroYoga

We know you’ve seen people in the park on a beautiful Sunday practicing AcroYoga poses or came across an IG video or post. At first glance, the practice can seem intimidating especially for yogi beginners or people have not done yoga

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#DoinItWellWednesday: 4 School Districts In Brazil Plan To Go Vegan By 2019

For most of us, school lunches were not all that. If you were lucky you got to go off campus for lunch in high school and grab some fast food instead of eating the mystery meatloaf prepared by your favorite

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#BeautyTipTuesday: Jhene Aiko’s Skincare Secrets

Our skin is one of our most prized possessions and we always want to make sure it is on point and glowing for the GAWDS! We are forever on the lookout for the best skin care products and routines to

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Recap: FRIDGE’s ‘Perfect Timing’ Exhibition Presented By G-Shock

Last night, the Vashtie.com team made their way to G-Shock for the grand opening of the Perfect Timing art exhibition by FRIDGE. FRIDGE is an NYC based multidisciplinary artist who knows no boundaries when it comes to creative expression. FRIDGE

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Lion Babe Has Everybody Wanting A Piece In Latest Visual For “Honey Dew”

New Yok duo Lion Babe has everybody wanting a piece. The group dropped a delicate visual for their latest single Honey Dew and it is giving us the sweetest vibes. Lion Babe consists of singer-songwriter and performance artist Jillian Hervey

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Numbers Don’t Lie: XXX’s “?” Album Is A Billboard Hit

According to the charts, XXXTentacion’s music career is not going anywhere anytime soon. The rappers second studio album ? has earned him his first No.1 on the Billboard 200. “Sad!” which happens to be one of Vashtie’s jams, is the highest

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The Flyest Peta Campaigns Of All Time

PETA has a reputation for being notorious for their outrageous campaigns. Some may even call the way that they advocate for animal rights/animal cruelty offensive or pushy. The truth is, everyone has their own personal reason for choosing a vegan

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Jimi Hendrix’s New Album, Both Sides of the Sky, Gives An Insight Into The Legendary Guitarist’s Studio Process

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes Jimi Hendrix as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” The late American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter is known as the sensi and GOAT when it comes to playing the

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#SelfCareSunday: Having A Healthy Gut Is Important: Here’s How You Can Get One

Growing up we were told to keep our heart, lungs, kidneys, and teeth healthy but were you ever told to keep your gut healthy? The only thing that most of us remember about a gut is the fact that people

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#DoingItWell: Red Wine Is Good For You: Here Is A List Of The Best Red Wine’s For A Healthy Lifestyle

National wine day has passed, and we were lit over here at Vashtie.com for a multiple of reasons. We love a great cocktail and a good time but we are even more obsessed with being healthy and treating our body

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Grown-ish’s Season 2 Awaits Us; Here’s why We Love the Diverse Cast

Grown-ish has stolen all of our hearts over the past couple of weeks and we are excited that it has been renewed for a second season. The spin-off of the hit sitcom Black-ish stars young actress and activist Yara Shahidi.   What’s

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Why Cat Lovers Love Cats And Why You Might Want To Consider LovingThem Too

If you’ve found your way to Vashtie.com, we are assuming you are a fan, lover, or supporter of Vashtie. If that is the case then you are very familiar with our dear friend/son/roommate/boo Vladimir AKA Fraidy Cat aka Lil’ Kitty

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Fool’s Gold Recap: Ride For Me Video Release Party with A-Trak and Harold Hunter Foundation

Last night, A-Trak and Fools Gold held their visual release party for “Ride For Me.” The track features the uber expressive voice and colorful tone that is Young Thug and 24Hrs. Skaters and supporters from all over New York pulled

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#SelfCareSunday: Kehlani’s Flora app is the key to going green

Kehlani is one girl who is very vocal about her spirituality, health, and wellness journey. She has mentioned wanting to create her own sustainable garden and has always been an advocate for clean eating, mental health awareness, and just having

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Sade Will Release New Music After Seven Years On Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

The legendary and iconic songstress and fairy Godmother, Sade is set to release new music very soon. Ava DuVernay took to Twitter to share the amazing news that Sade will be creating an original song for the upcoming film, A

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These 2017 Fashion Trends Were Seen Last Year In Paris, Milan, And London Fashion Week And We Can’t Let Go Of Them

New York Fashion week is dunzo and although you may think that we’ve gotten enough of attending all of the glorious fashion shows and exclusive events, guess what? We’re just getting started.  The “Big 4” refers to the biggest fashion

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The Bodega Boys Are Coming To A Borough Near You!

Our favorite late night TV hosts, Desus & Mero will be going on tour soon. The duo recently announced their live podcast tour that will begin on April 8th! The concept behind the tour is so New York, the poppin’

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#VashtieVibes: Valentines Day 2018 Playlist

There’s nothing that speaks of love and lust as loud as the music. When you don’t have the words to express those mushy ridiculous (in a good way) feelings, music always finds a way of saying everything seamlessly. Valentine’s day

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RECAP: Akoo Clothing X Patrick Ewing Pre-Launch Event

This past Friday, Vashtie DJ’d the release of the highly anticipated 10th anniversary Akoo X Ewing Collection. The event took place in The Garment District at Akoo’s showroom in NYC. The room was buzzing with tunes by DJ Ernez X

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Vashtie Approved Valentines Day Gift Ideas

Valentines Day is around the corner and although this holiday may or may not be a big business marketing scheme, it is always a mood to celebrate love. Getting thoughtful and unique gifts can sometimes be a struggle but it’s

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#SelfLoveSunday: How To Naturally Deal With Insomnia

How many of you are that late night tweeter up until 3, 4, sometimes 5 in the morning when you know damn well you have responsibilities to handle the next day or technically the same day? Does it seem as

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Diversity In The Beauty Industry Advocate Nyma Tang Will Be Launching Her Own Custom Lipstick With M.A.C Cosmetics

The history of lack of representation in the beauty industry has been a hot topic lately. With the drop of a line like Fenty Beauty, that to almost every skin type and color known to man a lot of us

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The Importance Of Nature’s Gift Vitamin D & How To Make Sure You’re Getting The Proper Amount During The Winter Season

Summer isn’t around the corner and if you haven’t been feeling like yourself due to lack of energy, anxiety, or even sudden sadness know that you aren’t alone. During the winter we spend most of our time indoors because the

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5 Times the Simpsons Accurately Predicted the Future

Word has it that the legendary and epic animated TV series, The Simpson’s is the new Miss Cleo. If you aren’t familiar with who Miss Cleo is, she is an American television personality who best known for her psychic pay-per-call

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#ThrowBackThursday: Remember Kanye West & Kim Kardashian West’s Balmain Paris Shoot?

“Power couple” is a term we throw around a tad bit too often, but hate it or love it, the Kim K and Kayne West brand can’t be any stronger. Recently, Kim released a new contour stick which gained mixed

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Doin’ It Well: All Things Water

We talk about juicing, kombucha, smoothies, organic coffee, and tea all of the time. All of these drinks are amazing for your body, can help keep you healthy, and even help heal you but the “Don-Dada” and “The Goat” of

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Eric Andre is Interviewing The Hot Babes Of Instagram in Latest Web Series

If you’ve witnessed an episode of The Eric Andre Show you know you’re in for a wild and ironic viewing experience. Eric Andre’s improv comedy style talk show is filled with bizarre questions and parody that will have you raising

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On the verge: A One on One with Quentin Miller

“Winter 2014… I was just another guy working a job he hated with a passion for music…. And somehow found myself on the phone with One of my idols.. i told him i worked in a bakery and his exact

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Notable Attributes From Solange’s “Don’t Touch My Hair” & “Crane In The Sky” Visuals

We are all sitting at the table with Solange Knowles, together in complete solace and serenity like it’s one big ass family reunion. A sense of healing and beatitude has come over us. The flow of this feeling is reminiscent

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Watch Mac Miller Perform “We” With CeeLo Green

  Mac Miller’s new album The Devine Feminine released last week and it was an intimate treat. Miller has recently teamed up with Direct TV’s AUDIENCE Network for a concert special that will air on September 30 at 9:00 p.m. EST.

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STREAM: D.R.A.M.’s ‘Live From The Milk Jamroom’ EP

D.R.A.M. has been making a lot of noise lately. With his subtle appearance on Chance The Rapper’s  Coloring Book album where he sweetly reminded us of how special we all are, to his raging latest hit single “Broccoli” with rapper Lil

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CULTURE: Nickelodeon Introduces First Gay Interracial Animated Couple

Television is notorious for showing us one-sided images and feeding into negative stereotypes. It took years for a lot of us to see true representations of our unique narratives on the big screen. Shows like Scandal, Black-ish, The Fosters, The Cosby

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LISTEN: Tinashe’s “Superlove” Is Bass Delight Produced By The-Dream & Tricky Stewart

Tinashe‘s long-awaited album Joy Ride is well on it’s way. The proof is in the pudding with the new lead single “Superlove,” a sassy, bass-driven track produced by The-Dream and Tricky Stewart. The track is perfect for an aerobic dance workout

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CULTURE: Ingrid Debuts ‘Trill Feels’ EP With Crawfish Boil In Houston

Parkwood Entertainment artist Ingrid recently released her debut EP entitled, Trill Feels. The protege’s family, friends, and supporters were able to get the first listen during the Trill Feels EP release party, hosted by Saint Heron. The event was held at a

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WATCH: IGBO – “ThunderLove”

Featured on Kitty Cash’s recent Love The Free Vol. III mixtape, The Brooklyn duo IGBO (composed by  Benamin and Sly5thAve), share the visual for their funky summer track “ThunderLove”. Vocalists Jypsy Jeyfree and Denitia Odigie, who often join the band on stage for live shows, are the ladies

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