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Sean Wotherspoon’s Vegan Air Max 97/1’s are re-releasing on Air Max Day

When it comes to Sean Wotherspoon, everything he touches is dope. If this name doesn’t look familiar to you, perhaps you know him as one of the head owners of Round Two, a collaborator with Guess, and the designer of the

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ICYMI: Paramore Is Back

Have you ever watched, read, or listen to something and then wonder, “How did I miss this?” Well that’s how I feel about Paramore’s album After Laughter. When I’m home especially in the mornings I like to watch music videos,

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#DoingItWell: Red Wine Is Good For You: Here Is A List Of The Best Red Wine’s For A Healthy Lifestyle

National wine day has passed, and we were lit over here at for a multiple of reasons. We love a great cocktail and a good time but we are even more obsessed with being healthy and treating our body

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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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Banksy piece spotted in East Harlem

Banksy is back in New York. So far, murals by the British protest graffiti artist have been spotted in Harlem, Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan. We saw a piece in East Harlem featuring a New York Stock Exchange broker that we suspect

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Broccoli City’s 5k Race and Fitness Day is Key During BC Weekend

By now, you know that the Broccoli City team does more than just throw your favorite concerts. The non-profit organization is committed to educating and mobilizing millennials to build thriving urban communities. Through festivals, charity events, and educational movements, BC

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5 Things We Love About Migos’ Walk It Talk It Video

Here at VashtieDotCom, we appreciate a good visual. There’s truly nothing better than a song that we can’t get out of our heads being brought to life by a visual that creates a purpose and meaning for a single we


Anxiety: 5 Ways Meditation Can Help You

When it comes to our lives, sometimes we can be overwhelmed by our own lifestyle factors whether’s its the work we drown ourselves in, the relationships we form, or by the situations  and/or anxiety we inevitably find ourselves having. Even

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5 Foods You Should Stop Eating, According to Nipsey Hussle Approved Dr. Sebi

There was once a man who had asthma, diabetes, impotency and obesity, which was causing him to be depressed. He decided to seek out an herbalist in Mexico to help relieve his pain. He learned that a plant-based diet could

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Recap: Bebe’s Flagship Store Opening Party

Last night, Downtown’s Sweetheart rocked the 1’s and 2’s for Bebe’s Grand Opening Party in their new Flagship store on 34th Street. The captivating sounds of the greats ranging from the Notorious B.I.G to Level 42 could be heard from

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Fitness Friday: Can A Hot Bath Burn As Many Calories as a 30-Minute Walk?

Finding ways to burn calories in between your daily routines can be a bit demanding, but there may be a glimmer of hope! Researchers are saying that relaxing in a hot bath and doing absolutely nothing may be just as

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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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#WellnessWednesday: 5 Ways to Avoid Travel Sickness and Jet lag

With all of the traveling currently going on, whether it be to your favorite music festival or Miami Beach for Spring Break, it is important to remain healthy. Traveling can be loads of fun, but also exhausting and take a toll

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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 2017 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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Beauty Tip Tuesday: Bold Shadows are IN!

With springtime rolling around, it may just be time to trade in your neutral eyeshadow for more vibrant tones. Finding ways to wear bright eyeshadow is a great way to transform your everyday look. From hot pinks to electric yellows, there

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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 ruined for the second season. The spin-off of the hit sitcom blackish stars young actress and activist Yara Shahidi. The show displays


#FilmFriday: Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther Success

Ryan Coogler is a young 31 year-old African-American director and screenwriter who was responsible for Fruitvale Station, Creed, and the latest success of Black Panther. If you look at these movies, they were all amazing, but the film that was

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#InternationalWomensDay: Vashtiedotcom Salutes The Women Of The World With A ‘No-Boys Allowed’ Playlist

International Women’s Day, a day we celebrate the contributions of women in today’s society. While we establish their success of today, we also reflect on the past accomplishments of women across the world. Observed in the early 1900s, every year

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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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A Leading Lady in the Game: Tiffany Haddish

When it comes to Tiffany Haddish, she is  a person who plays by her own rules. From taking care of her sisters and brothers at a young age and living in foster homes to making people laugh, acting, becoming an

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OFF-WHITE’S “All White” Jordan 1 released in girl sizes: a bigger conversation

Over the weekend, Virgil Abloh‘s Off-White lifestyle brand and Nike released their “All White” Jordan 1 exclusively to Europe. Some of the countries that received this highly anticipated collaboration included France (specifically at Paris Fashion Week Men’s), Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,

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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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DIY Braids: Revisit Vashtie’s Jumbo Box Braids tutorial

This season, it’s all about protective styles. Whether you’re rocking the lemonade braids for Spring Break, medium braids to class, or cornrows straight to the back, braids are the go-to for protective styles. The best thing about braids is that

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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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Drake Leaving Nike for Adidas May Be God’s Plan

Since last week, the internet has been buzzing over the rumors of Drake allegedly jumping ship from Nike to Adidas. Although Drake has not confirmed the business move, the question is will this help or hurt Drake’s business ventures? According

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#MondayMotivation: Vashtie’s Motivation Mix

It’s Monday. You already know what that means: your to-do list is long but your energy is high. While you’re knocking out your tasks and running errands, our girl Vashtie is giving you an extra kick to keep pushing throughout

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#SelfCareSunday: Kehlani’s Flora app is the key to going green

Kehlani is one girl who is very vocal about her spirituality, health, and wellness journey. She has mentioned wanting to create her own sustainable garden and has always been an advocate for clean eating, mental health awareness, and just having

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Gucci’s Historical Operating Room for FW18

When you look up the words “Gucci” and “decapitated,” you’ll find two things:  Gucci Mane and his song “Decapitated” from 2014 and  Gucci ‘s latest Milan show during FW18 featuring models carrying their own head down the runway.  Just days

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Sade Will Release New Music After Seven Years On Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

The legendary and iconic songstress and fairy Godmother, Sade is set to release new music very soon. Ava DuVernay took to Twitter to share the amazing news that Sade will be creating an original song for the upcoming film, A

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#FitnessFriday 7 Podcasts To Listen To For Your Wellness Journey

Keep your mind, body, and soul at ease with these 7 wellness podcasts. Podcasts are the ‘It thing’ right now and there are so many to choose from. Whether you are a sports fan, a music lover or just like

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#ParisFashionWeek – A Tourist Guide To Paris Fashion Week

When we think of the city of Paris, we think of the tourist attractions, fashion, food, and the Eiffel tower. It is even more fascinating when Paris Fashion week comes along twice a year. Celebrities and fashion influencers travel half

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Janelle Monae Announces New Album, ‘Dirty Computer,’ With Powerful Teaser

Singer/Actress Janelle Monae is returning back to music with her first album in five years. However, being a woman of many talents, Janelle have been very busy during her hiatus from music. Since the release of  “The Electric Lady,”  Janelle

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These 2017 Fashion Trends Were Seen Last Year In Paris, Milan, And London Fashion Week And We Can’t Let Go Of Them

New York Fashion week is dunzo and although you may think that we’ve gotten enough of attending all of the glorious fashion shows and exclusive events, guess what? We’re just getting started.  The “Big 4” refers to the biggest fashion

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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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Take Me To Wakanda: A Review of Black Panther

I’ve been taking about Black Panther for what seems like months. First when the trailer came out, then when tickets went on sale and now I can’t stop talking about it to the point that I will jump into conversations

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Kid Super’s Art Show Was Everything We Wished For

NO LONGER SELLING CLOTHES ONLY PAINTINGS reads Kid Super’s website. The New York based creative has given up selling his coveted designs on clothes and is now moving in the direction of more traditional art. This past weekend, we had

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#VashtieVibes: Valentines Day 2018 Playlist

There’s nothing that speaks of love and lust as loud as the music. When you don’t have the words to express those mushy ridiculous (in a good way) feelings, music always finds a way of saying everything seamlessly. Valentine’s day