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Tinashe Confirms Britney Spears Collaboration Is On The Way

The face you make when the rumors are true and you collabed with your idol & basically your whole life is a dream so you keep it cute for Brit but inside you are wigless and dead #slumberparty #ultimatestangoals #whatislife

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Pharrell Releases Song “Runnin” for ‘Hidden Figures’ Soundtrack

Hip Hop mogul, Pharrell Williams’ music has become a proven staple and liaison of film. The gap of art genre is bridged with his talents–as we’ve seen with the Despicable Me soundtrack. Now he’s here to work his magic on

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Examining The Dark Side of Vanity with ‘Death Becomes Her’

“Ernest, you pushed me down the stairs!” It’s been twenty four years since we heard Meryl Streep utter those words with a twisted neck, and still, Death Becomes Her remains a cult classic among millennials. Like most 90s films, we’ve

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Posters Revealed

Hot off the press of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer release last week, Disney has given us a treat with brand character posters. Each character from Orson Krennic and Jyn Erso has the illuminating lights of the Death

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Hugh Jackman shows dark side of Wolverine in film trailer for ‘Logan’

After being our one and only live action metal-taloned hero for eight X-Men films, Hugh Jackman will bid Wolverine goodbye with his ninth reprisal as the character in the film, Logan. The plot is based off the comic book story

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Marvel unleashes teaser trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Marvel dropped numerous bombshells today. And if you’re a Guardians of the Galaxy faithful, the news will feel like heaven. Reprising his role as writer and director, James Gunn has rounded up our favorite gang of unexpected heroes to set

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Tupac and Janet Jackson Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its class of 2017 nominees this morning. Late and legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur made it as a first time nominee–along with Pearl Jam, Bad Brains, Joan Baez and Depeche Mode. If inducted,

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Godfather of Halloween Tim Burton Teaches Us Tenacity Through Macabre

He’s been gracing us with visions of the peculiar since the 90’s. And after his recent success with the Ransom Riggs adapted novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, there’s no signs of slowing. With childhood inspirations like Dr. Seuss

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Blink-182’s Tom Delonge Works to Prove Aliens Exist in Emails to Hillary Clinton

Tom Delonge has been preaching about extraterrestrial life to us since the days of Blink-182’s Enema of the State. “Aliens Exist” anyone? Still, it’s hard to digest the fact that he’s been making big moves to prove his theories. Especially in

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Doin’ It Well: Create Sweet Dreams With DIY Sleep Salve

The human body is amazing. We walk around like wireless machines–refueling and charging off of three necessities: water, food and sleep. Yet sometimes, we fall into a pattern of neglect by not eating right, drinking minimal water and not getting

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Looking Back at ‘Hey Arnold!’ and It’s 20-Year Impact

Can you believe it? It’s been 20 years since Arnold and his gang shaped Nickelodeon’s prime-time conversion. The cartoon was unlike anything else out: chill, centered on diverse personalities within a city, full of jazz music and a pallete of

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Counting Down Values with The Addams Family

You rangggggggg? Greetings! So, you want to know what makes the Addams Family like no other? Well, dear friend, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Vashtie.com we take delight in all things spooky and find beauty and inspiration

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Ease Your Tension with Acupressure Mats

After 28 rad birthdays, my body decided to get stubborn. This is when it begins for everyone I suppose — the cracking joints, the mega knots throughout the neck, shoulders and spine. I even started having trouble with my energy.

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This New Documentary Unmasks the Taboo of Black Mental Illness

When it comes to mental health, we assume any type of struggle in that vein to be a sign of weakness. Not just within the mainstream of society, but even more in the black community. Why is that? The mind

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Classic Scenes We Hope To See in ‘The Lion King’ Live Action Film

Disney dropped a bombshell this week with the announcement of a live action remake of The Lion King. Yes, we know, it’s half exciting and half frightening. The film has stood the test of time and remains a part of

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Solange’s New Album To Feature Lil Wayne, Kelela, Tweet & More

A photo posted by Solange (@saintrecords) on Sep 27, 2016 at 2:57pm PDT   After nurturing seeds of creation for the last three years, Solange Knowles has announced the due date of her anticipated third album A Seat At The Table, scheduled to

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This Adult-Friendly Coloring Book Will Sway Your Stress Away

It’s no secret that the coloring book has made a comeback in the adult world. They’re the latest trend, flooding the displays at bookstores and your local Target. You can find them just about anywhere online. But what are they really doing

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The Smithsonian’s African-American Museum in DC Breaks New Ground with Grand Opening

On September 24th, 2016, after decades of planning and development, the Smithsonian African-American Museum of History and Culture saw its grand opening in Washington, DC. In what was a star-studded event, the museum welcomed the attendance of public figures like

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Zayn Malik Flexes His Independence For Highsnobiety Magazine

Despite all the controversy, rumors and cynicism, Zayn Malik has proven himself to be a force to be reckoned with. And he’s not done yet. In fact, his gutsy departure from the internationally successful boy band, One Direction and R&B

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New Power Rangers Posters Reveal First Look at Zords

The countdown to “morphin’ time” is well on its way. Lionsgate films has been teasing Power Rangers fans with first looks since the announcement of the franchise’s reboot. First with the cast, then with the characters clad in armor and

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Watch Florida A&M University’s Marching Band Perform ‘Father Stretch My Hands PT. 1’

Over the weekend, Florida A & M University Marching Band delivered a timeless rendition of Kanye West’s, “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1”. The performance took place during the Fifth Quarter Classic Game between Tuskegee University and FAMU. Taking inspiration

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THROWBACK: Remembering Aaliyah with Five Underrated Cuts

Each year on August 25th, the world grieves over the void our dear “Babygirl” left in 2001. A true living example of her name — “highest most exaulted one” — Aaliyah is forever the queen of Hip-Hop infused R&B. She gave us so

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CULTURE: Petra Collins Interprets Georgia O’Keeffe in Short Film

Petra Collins, queen of hazy dream aesthetics, has offered her talents to London’s Tate Modern gallery for the UK’s first Georgia O’Keeffe retrospective in twenty years. The notorious Wonderland photographer directed a short film in which she both interprets and

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CULTURE: “Wonder Woman” Slays Comic-Con with Debut Film Trailer

Giving no time to recover from the gems dropped at this past week’s infamous San Diego Comic-Con, DC Comics and Warner Bros. unleashed the official trailer for upcoming film, Wonder Woman. And allow me to give you proper notice: it’s drool-worthy.

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WATCH: Bibi Bourelly Unveils Her Flaws in “Perfect” Video

Def Jam labelmates Bibi Bourelly and Earl St. Clair are on the verge and have teamed up to bring audiences the deep visual for their collaborative single, “Perfect”. With voices as rich as velvet, the pair sing in perfect pitches and harmonies

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CULTURE: Nickelodeon’s ‘Kenan & Kel’ Turns 20

“Aw, here it goes!” That’s right, the legendary SNICK sitcom, Kenan & Kel, has turned 20. And if you feel any mix of emotions like me, you’re probably wondering where the time went. Entertainment Weekly took it upon themselves to

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WATCH: Cam’ron & Juelz Santana Reunite for “Oh Yeah” Video

Cam’ron and Juelz Santana return for the visual for their new single, “Oh Yeah”. Looking like they never left, the video contains many of the classic ingredients that made The Diplomats unique. The clip is so nostalgic and will make you feel

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WATCH: Classic Spice Girls Track Gets The Ultimate Feminist Makeover

“Wannabe” from ’90s iconic pop group Spice Girls gets the ultimate feminist makeover and now becomes an anthem for the motives and dreams for women across the globe. Courtesy of The Global Goals, performers dance in scenes filmed in India, South Africa and the

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CULTURE: Marvel’s New ‘Iron Man’ Character Is Full of Black Girl Magic

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Behold, Iron Maiden. Well, actually, behold Marvel‘s newest character designed to fill Tony Stark’s armored suit. She has yet to be given an exclusive heroine moniker, but she does have a name: Riri Williams. And she

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STYLE: Frank Ocean, Young Thug & More For All-Star #MyCalvin ’16 Campaign

Calvin Klein boasts a star-studded lineup for their latest campaign. Shining figures and personalities such as Margot Robbie, Bella Hadid, Frank Ocean, Zoe Kravtiz, Cameron Dallas, Young Thug and the iconic Kate Moss work as the faces of the 2016

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WATCH: A$AP Ferg – World Is Mine (feat. Big Sean)

A$AP Ferg shares the music video for this Big Sean-assisted Always Strive and Prosper track, “World Is Mine”. In what is becoming smooth trend for this era in Hip-Hop, the visual demonstrates an admiration for high fashion and art. The rap

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STYLE: Alice + Olivia Share Basquiat Collaboration

Each year, contemporary brand, alice + olivia, a beloved favorite among Hollywood elite, collaborate with artists to create a modern yet timeless capsule collection. Half of all proceeds will benefit the CFDA Initiative program, whose mission is to spotlight budding talent in

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DOIN’ IT WELL: DIY Natural Sunscreen

Spring is officially here. Any moment Summer will be too, and you know what that means: lighter fits, lemonade, cookouts, weekend trips to the beach and more. It doesn’t matter what you’ve got planned for your sunny days, all outside is your

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LOL: Kidz Bop Hip Hop w/ Ice Cube, Big Sean, Ty Dolla $ign & More

Whether you’re a parent, sibling, friend, niece or nephew, we all at some point have to succumb to the needs of a child. And if you’re fortunate enough, this may include listening to Doc McStuffins and Leap Frog tunes on

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DOIN’ IT WELL: The Power Of Yoni Eggs

It’s no secret that the crowning glory of a woman holds the portal to all things worthy: pleasure, power, human life, etc. But did you know what it takes to maintain its optimal functionality? Like any other muscle within the

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