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That One Time Burberry Paired Up Jourdan Dunn & Naomi Campbell For Their Spring 2015 Collection

Who remembers when Burberry enlisted legendary supermodel Naomi Campbell and rising star Jourdan Dunn for their spring/summer 2015 colorful campaign? The iconic shoot followed Cara Delevinge and Kate Moss’s joint campaign for the My Burberry fragrance earlier that year. Both

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WCW: Christian Dior Model Helen Williams

Last night Vashtie DJ’d for Dior’s pop-up shop in the meatpacking district. The Dior brand has been a staple in the fashion industry since 1947 when Harpers Bazaar coined Christian Dior’s first collection as the “New Look”. Dior was known for

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8 Halloween Candies You Had No Idea Were Vegan

Halloween is right around the corner and there are three things on our mind: our costume, the end of our sober October challenge and all the candy we will enjoy throughout the month. If you’re like us, vegan candy is

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The Best of Yo! MTV Raps

We’re not sure how you celebrated the iconic Yo! MTV Raps’ 30 year anniversary yesterday, but we spent it binge watching our favorite clips. Let’s face it, Yo! was iconic. This was MTV’s first show to effortlessly give us the hip hop

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Teach Me How to Tiki with Vashtie | Patrón Tequila

If you had no idea that Vashtie could bartend, here you go. Watch our girl make the Tiki Bar’s classic Saturn with Patrón Tequila with Brother Cleve. Drink responsibly!

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#KicksOfTheDay: Supra’s Elevate Collab with Spencer Hamilton

While balancing yourself on a board and propelling through slow walkers and car traffic may look easy, we’re here to inform you that skateboarding isn’t easy. Trust us, we’ve tried it. Since we’re not pros, (but Vashtie is) we figured

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Nickelodeon is Reviving RugRats and We’re Excited

Saturday afternoons in the late 90’s consisted of The Rugrats. You had your bowl of  (vegan) cereal and footy pajamas and you continued to let the day pass you by while watching Tommy and friends in their baby adventures. While

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3 Misconceptions About Eating in China

When you think about traveling to China, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Walking the entire Great Wall? The sightseeing? The food? Yes, of course, we’re thinking about the food. In the States, (depending on where you

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Why Coney Island Should Be on Your To-Do List This Summer

Whether you are a native or a new New Yorker, you should already know that no summer spent in NYC is complete without a trip to good ol’ Coney Island. Also known as Luna Park or Astroland (sorry Travis Scott),

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The Wu-Tang Clan Is Working on a New Album

The members of the Wu-Tang Clan have revealed that the iconic hip-hop collective is working on a new album. The new projected will be led by Ghostface Killah, which comes to a surprise, as past projects were usually helmed by RZA in the past.

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A Review: Kanye West’s “Ye” Sheds Light on Bi-Polar Disorder, Family Woes and more

“The most beautiful thoughts are always besides the Darkest” seemed to be the bar which set the entire tone for Kanye’s newest project, Ye.  After a controversial 2 year hiatus, The new-found Super Hero has returned to rescue those of us

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A Review: A$AP Rocky’s “Testing”

🚧⚠️🚧 A post shared by PRETTY FLACKO (@asaprocky) on May 25, 2018 at 1:12pm PDT Since his emergence on the music scene in 2011, A$AP Rocky has always colored outside of the lines and pushed the limits of who and

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#FilmFridays: Deadpool 2

On a whim last Sunday my two best friends and I decided to see Deadpool 2. Was I excited to see Deadpool 2? Not really. Did I enjoy myself watching Deadpool 2? Hell yes. As someone that has seen the

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Vegan Brunchin’ 3 Delicious Recipes For Vegans

Brunching is the new clubbing. We love our waffles and mimosas on a beautiful Sunday afternoon with the homies, but one thing we do not like is the ridiculous prices. Brunches in NYC can run for about 50 dollars or

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Everything You Need To Know About Junkanoo Music and Culture

This past weekend, Vashtie had the pleasure of DJing an event series in the Bahamas were Junkanoo took the center stage. While we’re familiar with the genre native to this islands, we learned its much more. It plays a huge

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Jungle Pussy’s ‘JP3’ Should Be Every Woman’s Summer Soundtrack

After two years, our favorite Brooklyn rapper is back with more tunes for our headtops! Like Jungle Pussy’s sophomore album, Pregnant With Success, JP3 includes 10 songs but features a number of guest appearances from Rico Love, Gangsta Boo, Wiki and Quiñ. The album

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Meet the sneakerhead couple behind @EatGoodNYC

When the two sneakerheads behind @eatgoodnyc met on Tinder, they didn’t know it could lead to a profitable custom baking business. They’ve been commissioned to produce work for Nike, Reebok, Adidas and Converse. The duo just landed a feature on

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Destiny’s Child to Join Beyoncé for ‘On The Run Tour 2’

Beyoncé’s recent Coachella performances were iconic for many reasons. In addition to the legendary HBCU references, her superb vocals, and killer choreography, Beyoncé brought her set to the next level when she took us back to our younger days by

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Six Tribeca Film Festival Premieres we can’t wait to see

Founded in 2001 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, the Tribeca Film Festival was created after 9/11 to help revitalize lower Manhattan. Running April 18th – 29th, it’s known for providing a platform for films focused on

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#FilmFridays: A Quiet Place

Before I begin lets set the record straight that I hate scary movies. Scary movies make me uncomfortable in the sense that my heart feels as if it will stop beating and there is nothing I can do to prevent

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Are You Ready To Enroll At HBeyCU? Here’s Why Beyonce’s Coachella Performance Was Memorable

Beyoncé’s Coachella set was not like any other Coachella set, it was a full-blown production. There was a set, a marching band, at least 40 dancers, skits, light designs, and even a reunion. To get straight to the point Beyoncé’s

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Could Marc Ecko have saved the white rhino?

The last male northern white rhino, Sudan, died last week at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. He is survived by his daughter and granddaughter. Currently, “The Last Three” statue of Sudan and his daughter, Najin, and granddaughter, Fatu, stands at

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#DoinItWellWednesday: 21-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Opens a Vegan Restaurant

Let’s be real, while it’s important to maintain a nutritious diet, it isn’t always the easiest to purchase healthy foods, especially for those living in neighborhoods that fail to provide grocery stores and restaurants with fresh and whole foods. Well,

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Ms. Lauryn Hill to Headline 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival

It’s officially festival season, and while we may still have to deal with a few more weeks of some rain and wind, we can be sure that this spring and summer will be filled with some amazing concerts and performances!

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BET & Youtube to Partner in making a “Freestyle Friday” Reboot

During the early 2000’s, every Friday at around 6 pm, kids (and even parents) from New York to Florida gathered around the television to watch the classic show, 106 and Park. Not only was this show known for showcasing the most

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Jaden Smith To Join Forces With Pharrell And G-Star Raw

Musician and designer Pharrell Williams have enlisted the young Jedi Jaden Smith to join the denim label G-Star Raw. Joining GSR in 2014, sustainability has been Pharrell’s top objective, creating the first pair of jeans with no water waste last month. Pharrell

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Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbor’s Feminism 101 Episode Was Right On Time

Viceland is famous for giving us the content we had no idea we needed. From inside looks into the drug community with Black Market to a walk through the trap houses of Chicago with Noisey, we’re all for it. The

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#WomanCrushinItWednesday: Karrueche Tran

It’s safe to say we’ve taken the word “woman” to an entire new level. “The Woman” is fearless, strong, elegant, and task-oriented in 2018 and at VashtieDotCom, we’re here for it. On Wednesdays we celebrate not only a woman we’re

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#RIPCraigMack- a staple in hip hop culture

New York rapper Craig Mack has passed away March 11th at 46. He rose to fame through Diddy’s label Bad Boy Records with hit single Flava In Ya Ear. Mack passed away due to heart failure at a hospital near

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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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Joey Bada$$ Presents ’47 Minutes’ Podcast on Tidal

Brooklyn’s own, Joey Bada$$, has teamed up with Tidal and launched the inaugural episode of the 47 Minutes podcast, alongside his co-host Nastee (a longtime sound engineer and mentor.) In this first episode, Joey invites fellow MC’s Vince Staples and Styles P to

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#TBT: A Fresh Prince Reboot May Be in the Works

For all the nostalgic 90’s babies, there’s some great news on the horizon! The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air might be getting a reboot! The sitcom, which ran from 1990 to 1996, may just be joining the ranks of shows like Full

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#TechTuesday: Apple Music Worth $10 Billion and Expected to Grow More

In the past few years, streaming has become the new wave for hearing the latest music, podcasts, or watching music videos. According to U.S Money News, Apple’s revenue has grown 24% in 2017, while Apple Music specifically grew by a

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Is Diddy Self-Prophesying The End Of The Culture That We Know?

Music Mogul, Bad Boy Entertainment, and Revolt TV creator and founder Sean “Diddy” Combs posted a video on his Instagram account that has caused a lot of talks. In the video, Diddy sits in his car and talks about the

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What It means to be “Unstoppable” with #FordxRevolt

Vashtie took a ride in a brand new Ford Expedition with Revolt Host Krystal Vega and chatted about her journey and what it really means to be an unstoppable woman.

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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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Migos “Culture II” Surpasses 1 Billion Streams

The Migos are already starting off 2018 with a bang! Their recent album ‘Culture II’ is currently at the number two slot on Billboard’s 200 charts and has just surpassed one billion streams in a month’s time. Culture II contains the

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#ICYMI: 2018 NYFW’s Street Fashion Kept Us Going

While we’re well underway for Milan Fashion Week, let’s take a step back and appreciate all of the greatness that New York’s Fashion week allowed us to witness. We ventured into the streets and parties of NY with Edwin Ortiz

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Black History Month Highlight: Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott

Five-time Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer and producer, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott has consistently pushed the boundaries of Hip-Hop with a string of classic hit singles and memorable music videos. She is a businesswoman who holds full creative control over her

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