LIFE: DJ’ing for Nike at Up & Down – ILoveMakonnen, Shayne Oliver of HBA, Alex Sossah, Dennis Todisco, Bibi Cornejo-Borthwick & More (10.22.14)

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Last night I played some major tunes for my NIKE friends who were in town for a major Women’s Launch. It was amazing. I had the whole club jumpin’ jumpin’.vashtie_updownnike_10221402ALEX SOSSAH & THE HOOD BY AIR CREW

vashtie_updownnike_10221403ELLIOT TEBELE aka FUCK JERRY in the flesh.

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vashtie_updownnike_10221409SHAYNE OLVER & ALEX SOSSAH tore it up on the dance floor.

vashtie_updownnike_10221410DEEMEHLOW on the mic.

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Bibi Cornejo Borthwick, Va KolaBIBI CORNEJO-BORTHWICK

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THEOPHILUS LONDON'S Listening Party Vibes at Up&DownALEX SOSSAH, I LOVE MAKONNEN & VASHTIE thanks to DAVID X PRUTTING of BFANYC

THEOPHILUS LONDON'S Listening Party Vibes at Up&Down

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LIFE: DJ’ing for Rakuten at Owen NYC – Hanging with Nike International Friends Alex Sossah & More! (10.21.14)

Well, I’ve been very busy lately. I’ve been doing a lot of DJ’ing and Creative Directing work…once I can unveil the Creative Directing and Designing things, I know you will love it. Or maybe just like it…or maybe not care. Who knows. Anyways, I DJ’ed for RAKUTEN the other night at OWEN NYC and then went to meet my friend ALEX SOSSAH at THE SMILE in town with many many international heads for a massive NIKE WOMEN’S event.vashtie_RAKUTEN_10_20141vashtie_RAKUTEN_10_20142

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LIFE: Usher’s Birthday Party at The Box NYC – Trey Songz, Jermaine Dupri, Pecas, Rico Love and More!

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Wearing a Reformation T-Shirt Dress, Rag & Bone Leather Jacket, Saint Laurent Baby Duffle and Aldo Boots.

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Last week I was invited to celebrate the birth of Usher, one of my all-time favorite artists! It was an intimate gathering of friends under one roof, The Box NYC. The venue was nothing short of interesting performance art. I asked my friends at Moët to gift him something special and they gave me a Moët Leopard Bottle that retails for $5,000 but in the club it sells for $25,000. I almost didn’t want to hand it over to him!

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LIFE: DJ’ing at Howard Homecoming & DJ’ing for Puff at #RMC2014 – Travi$ Scott, Jermaine Dupri, Cassie & More (10.2014)

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I was super stoked to DJ for Howard’s Homecoming Fashion Show, especially since I went to Art School and the idea of “School Spirit” is just plain foreign to me. It was cool to see people all about their school and enjoying the festivities. I was only in DC for one day and then right after I headed to Miami for Revolt TV’s Revolt Music Conference in Miami where Puff himself asked me to DJ his #ASKPUFF Panel. When Puff calls, you answer and I surely did! That man is a beast, a true icon and influencer if there ever was one. Here’s how it went…

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Howard Homecoming Fashion Show

The crowd was super fun and wild and cheered me on!DC_MIAMI_10201401 DC_MIAMI_10201402 DC_MIAMI_10201403 DC_MIAMI_10201404The Lovely SZA performed.

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Next stop, Miami!

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It was ZOE of ASTR’s Birthday and we had a fun little dinner for her at SOHO HOUSE.DC_MIAMI_10201408

Elle landed and we headed to the club, Liv. That place is my living nightmare, but it was cool.
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DC_MIAMI_10201417Oh, and the gorgeous Cassie and Diddy!

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The next day was #ASKPUFF the panel. I learned even more about this powerful and influential man. I was happy to have DJ’ed it, but even more happy to have experienced it. He is incredible.

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Later that night we attended the Jimmy Iovine Gala. It was nice and fancy.DC_MIAMI_10201424 DC_MIAMI_10201425Zoe of ASTR

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DC_MIAMI_10201427 DC_MIAMI_10201428NE-YO performed and ya’ll know how I feel about R&B!

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INVITE: Webster Hall’s House Party NYC – Just Blaze, 1992, Electric Punanny, Bandit’s Basement! (10.23.14)

If you don’t know, HOUSE PARTY is taking over NEW YORK CITY. 4 Parties under one roof and every week we have tons of special performers! If you haven’t attended yet, what are you doing with your life?! Let’s hang and take grams!unnamedJust Blaze & Friends 
w/ DJ Soul 
+ Surprise Guest from ATL!  
Vashtie & Friends 
w/ Oscar, Huggy Bear & DEEMELOW 
+ Performance by CHYNNA 
Electric Punanny 
w/ Jasmine Solano, Melo-X & DJ Will Gates 
Bandit’s Basement 
hosted by Dirty South Joe & The Jersey Club King
UNIIQU3, BIG O, FINESS & DJ FIRE + DOUGIE F, LIL UZI & SAYYI 
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In my room, we have CHYNNA performing this week. She is a doll-faced, rapping monster. We recently modeled together for DKNY and walked in the DKNY NYFW show.

 

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