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Father Returns With Two New Singles “Lotto” and “We Had A Deal”

If you’re like us, you’ve been missing your friendly neighborhood Father on the music scene. The Atlanta based rapper, label owner, and creative took some time to lay low in terms of releasing music, but it doesn’t mean we forgot about

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XXXTENTACION battles his demons in his ‘SAD!’ Video

Fighting your inner demon is a battle within itself. It takes the strength to acknowledge your wrongs, accept them, and determine what you’re going to do to make it right. As for the late Broward County artist, XXXTENTACION, he wrote his

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LIFE: I DJed In Xi’an, China For The First Time

This past weekend, I took my first trip to China to DJ for House Of Vans in the city of Xian. It was a long trip; 13 hours to Beijing and another 2 hour connecting flight to my destination of

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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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Kanye West Took the Internet to Wyoming and This is What Happened

Kayne West flew everyone out to Wyoming yesterday and we weren’t there. Nope, we didn’t end up flying out to the seemingly beautiful state that features nestled mountains and nature life to stream the coveted new Kanye West album, but

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Lykke Li’s pop/electronic sound is a breath of fresh air

I hate when I feel as if I’ve been living under a rock in when it comes to music. And that’s exactly how I’ve been feeling about Lykke Li’s new music. I have been listening to Lykke Li’s music since

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#VeganVitals: Top Protein Sources For The Vegan Who Doesn’t Want To Lose Weight

Let’s be real, we have all thought about going vegetarian, vegan, or pescatarian at least once or twice in our life. One of my best friends went vegan and she looks and feels better than ever. Her skin is glowing,

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[Review]: Smino Shed Light on Melodic Rap At The Music Hall of Williamsburg

Smino, originally from St. Louis, took Brooklyn by storm yesterday evening. The singer/rapper swept the audience away by playing an extended set featuring an 8-piece band, as opposed to a DJ-only rap show. Though doors were at 8pm at the

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Tierra Whack Shows us a Whack World

Growing up, being whack wasn’t a good thing. It was something you’re called when you didn’t fit in, it wasn’t cool enough, or just plain ol’ ugly. Today, Whack has a new meaning. It belongs to Philly artist Tierra, who

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Four Reasons Why Fanny Packs are a Summer Must Have

Fanny packs have been making a comeback for a while now, and for good reason — they are versatile, hands-free, and due to a few recent updates, they aren’t bad on the eyes either. Just think about it: How great

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PUMA x MCM celebrates hip-hop culture with collection

When it comes to fashion in hip-hop, two brands that have been loyal and embracive to the realms of the most popular genre in America has been PUMA and MCM.  Back in the 80s. the Puma Suede was utilized by

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Balenciaga Debuts Fall 2018 Collection Look-book

In recent years, Balenciaga has proved to be fashion’s hottest brand  and they sure do live up to the hype. The house is well known for creating avant-garde structural pieces, straddling the edge of fashion and forecasting the future of

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Parley Launches Sunglasses Made from Plastic Waste

After announcing a collaboration with Adidas, Parley for the Oceans continues to advocate for sustainable manufacturing practices. Now, the environmental organization introduces a line of luxury sunglasses made from recycled ocean plastic. Crafted in Italy, the spectacles are made from plastic waste like

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#BeautytTipTuesday: Beat the Heat: Fighting Chub-Rub

Summer is officially here in full force, and although New York’s spike in temperature is much appreciated, with it comes sweating, rubbing, sunburn, and all sorts of unwelcome threats to your skin. The worst of all is chafing, better known as

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Salt-N-Peppa & En Vogue Make History at the BBMA’s

This year’s Billboard Music Awards was filled with all kinds of Black girl magic. From Janet Jackson being the first Black woman to receive an Icon Award to Normani’s killer performance – we couldn’t help but notice supreme talent that graced the

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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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FKA Twigs Opens Up; Here Are Natural Ways For Women To Prevent & Combat Fibroid Tumors

FKA Twigs recently opened up about her battle with fibroid tumors. The artist and dancer  spent the last 5 months recovering from a major laparoscopic surgery, where she got 6 fibroid tumors removed from her uterus. “The tumors were pretty

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Gucci and Dapper Dan Collab for an Iconic Spring/Summer ’18 Collection

Gucci has opened its first ever location in SoHo on May 6th, and the Italian luxury label will also be exclusively selling its Gucci-Dapper Dan collection before the capsule becomes more widely available this fall/winter. As a Harlem folk hero

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#WomanCrushinItWednesday: The Trinidadian Women of Hip Hop

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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Childish Gambino Shares This Is America And It’s Real

  Childish Gambino says get your money black man and we couldn’t agree any more. The West Coast rapper, director and actor gave us exactly what represents America last night with his new This Is America video directed by Hiro

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Princess Nokia Is Here For The Night

Princess Nokia isn’t afraid to switch up her personal style. From her festival and show looks to every day lounging around, the New York native is comfortable with a switch up. In her music, she gave her fans a switch

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Three Vegan Ice Cream Brands You Should Try

We are finally getting the spring weather we deserve and what better way to keep cool than with some ice cream. Vegan ice cream that is! Going to a vegan ice cream shop can either be out of the way

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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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#WOMANCRUSHINITWEDNESDAY: When chicks who love kicks join podcasts

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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#BTS: She got Game – Vashtie Directs for Bleacher Report

After 20 years, He Got Game is still a movie we can watch and enjoy it as if it just came out.  If you haven’t seen the movie, the 1998 sports drama film was written,produced and directed by Spike Lee.

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Rihanna Continues To Promote Inclusivity in new Lingerie Line Rihanna: Savage X Fenty

When it comes to bad gal Rihanna, what isn’t she responsible for  Between breaking music records, her successful line with Puma, Fenty Beauty, and even help make a difference in global education as a GPE ambassador, she’ a wonderful example

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Sango Remixed Kanye West’s “Lift Yourself” and it’s Amazing

With all of the drama surrounding Kanye West’s controversial tweets and new music, Sango decided to give us something we can get off of Twitter and dance to! After dropping his sophomore album In The Comfort Of  in March, Sango is by

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VashtieDotCom Exclusive: Visual Artist Distortedd Talks Art, Dream Collaborations And Psychedelics

Distortedd, born Anhia Santana, is more than just an artist with a distinctive taste in art. Known for her almost gnarly or morbid taste in design, the artist has grown a following from her dark, yet thought revoking art. Turning

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PLAYLIST: Vashtie’s Birthday Hits

Birthdays either consist of dancing all night long or spending two hours in the bathroom getting ready dancing with yourself. Either way, we have your back with the tunes since no birthday is complete without a good playlist to get

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#HappyBirthdayVashtie From the VDC Team!

There are two types of birthday celebrators: ones that treat another lap around the sun as just another day and ones that make an extremely big deal about it. We at VDC are going to make an extremely big deal

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Your Favorite 90’s Girl Group 702 is Going on Tour

Oh hey, where my girls at?  90’s girl group 702 is making a come back we’re here for it. BET reports that the platinum selling group will make a comeback on tour very soon, gracing all their fans with a set

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WOMANCRUSHINITWEDNESDAY: Karena Evans

There’s no doubt that this year has consisted of a bomb selection of visuals. Some of the videos that come to mind have and that make us usually want twitch at least three more times have been videos for popular

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Princess Nokia Released an Emo Mixtape And We Like It

When I saw that Princess Nokia was releasing a mixtape I was excited. I’m a fan of her spirit, her being and how she carries herself in the midst of the rap game. She doesn’t carry the typical “female rapper”

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PYNK is Janelle Monae’s Favorite Part

Its undeinable that we’re a fan of Janelle Monae’s creative work. From how she displays her art in visuals, to what she stands for, to her music, we can’t get enough. Earlier this year, we dove deep into her new

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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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Music Review: The Weeknd Gives Nostalgic Feels With ‘My Dear Melancholy’

‘My Dear Melancholy,’ a surprise release from The Weeknd has sent nostalgic chills down the spine of his fans. With a dark, villainous sound resembling his first album ‘House of Balloons’, Weeknd sings about both heartbreak and the love he deserves. A

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Thundercat drops chopped not slopped vinyl remix of ‘Drunk’

In 2017, DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C released a “chopped not slopped” version of Grammy-award winning bass guitarist Thundercat’s third album Drunk. Thundercat liked it so much that his label Brainfeeder released the remixed version, Drank, on limited edition purple vinyl

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Recap: Vashtie and Friends Rock Out at Schimanski like it’s1992

Once again, Downtown’s Sweetheart cured our nostalgic sweet tooth with another 1992 Party featuring DJ D-Nice, Jus-Ske, and Stonie Blue rocking the one’s and two’s. It’s safe to say that since these parties began in 2006; they’ve captivated all of

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The Kids Are Alright in ChloeXHalle’s World

  It’s very hard to ignore real talent when you see it. I still remember watching the video for “Fall” by ChloeXHalle, the melody stayed in my head for days. Same goes for “Drop,” I’d watch the video every time

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