LIFE: My Long Overdue Vacation back to Goldeneye Jamaica

Some of you may remember when I DJ’ed last year in Jamaica for NYE at the islands coveted Goldeneye Resort (Peep HERE). Once a home to Ian Fleming, author of the 007 Series, and now property of Chris Blackwell (longtime

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WATCH: Raury – “Trap Tears” Music Video

As a director, I really appreciate music videos that are conceptual and outside the box. One of my good friends, Raury, does that with almost all of his videos, and did it again yesterday with the release of his video

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WATCH: Kirk Knight – “Knight Time” (Video)

My good friend Kirk Knight released his amazing project “Late Knight Special” back in October. I was super proud of the project and become even prouder with the increasing success he’s having. This week, he released an awesome music video

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SHOP: Mystery of Violette Boxing

From spending time with family, giving (and getting!) gifts, and starting a new year, the holiday season is one of my favorites. In honor of the holiday,  Violette New York just released an awesome holiday mystery box. Surprise your friends and family

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SHOP: Violette New York’s Vintage Mickey Mouse Collection

Growing up, Mickey Mouse was one of my favorite cartoon characters. Since his creation in 1928, he’s become one of the most recognizable and popular figures in pop culture.  Although as a kid I wasn’t able to own anything Mickey

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LIFE: DJ’ing for Cadillac x Public School in Dubai! My very first time there!

When the email came in asking if I was interested to DJ for Cadillac x Public School’s debut collaboration in Dubai, I was all…”Public School? The homies! Cadillac? Iconic and the homies too. Dubai? Like, “duh!”. Who could turn that

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LIFE: 3 Simple Dishes To Compliment Your Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner

For those of you out there who are vegan, transitioning to vegan, or have a predominantly plant based diet like myself, I curated a list of 3 simple yet very delicious vegan recipes that you can add to your Thanksgiving

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SHOP: 90’s Lyric Inspired Violette Accessories & The Top 5 Throwback Jams That Inspired Them!

Like many of you, I am hugely inspired by the 90’s. Recently, I did a fun little capsule of accessories through my brand Violette and made some 90’s lyric inspired items; including an iPhone 5 & 6 case, sticky notes

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STYLE: My Balmain x H&M Collection Picks! #HMBalmainNation (Lookbook)

So, if you burden your daily life with following my silly SNAPS (@VASHTIEKOLA) and now my experimental PERISCOPES (@VASHTIE) – you might have noticed that I attended the amazing and extensive show for BALMAIN x H&M. When I say extensive, I

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Vashtie Hits the Road

Every Thursday I have my weekly residency at my 1992 the Party at Webster Hall, but over the next two weeks I’m taking my act on the road! I’ll be in the following cities…Visit the EVENTS section of my website

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