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5 Scary Music Videos to Put You In the Halloween Spirit

Its officially October, which means Halloween is right around the corner. There’s no better way to prepare for one of our favorite holidays than to watch a few scary music videos to put you in the Halloween spirit. Of course, Michael

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#HappyBirthdayASAP: 5 Facts about A$AP Rocky You Didn’t Know

Today we’re celebrating the birthday of a long time friend of Vashtie’s, the coveted A$AP Rocky. Most know the rapper for his impressive catalog of music, his distinct taste in fashion, and for also having incredibly beautiful skin. But,Here are

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LISTEN: Robyn Releases New Song “Honey”

Ya’ll know I love Swedish Sensation Robyn. Ever since her US debut with her 1997 hit “Do You Know” and “Show Me”, I was blown away and low-key amazed that this R&B/Hip Hop inspired artist was Scandinavian. Her career and

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Childish Gambino Walks Through a Summer of Pop Culture In His Latest Visual for Feels Like Summer

It’s been a long summer While summer is coming to an end, pop culture has no limitations. Before we trade in our short shorts for denim jackets, Childish Gambino walks us through what it felt like all summer. The visual

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#MusicMonday: Kesi’s Ekstra is the international bop we need

Rap music knows every language. Whether you’re head nodding to Gucci Mane in English, Bad Bunny in Spanish or Kesi in Danish; its a bop. Rapper/ Songwriter Kesi dives deep into hard hitting baselines and finger snaps with his latest

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NYC Singer ilham Tells us About “Last Night”

Last night, ilham knew what she wanted. And it was you. Earlier this year, NYC singer ilham gave us a breath of fresh air in the alternative R&B scene. The control she has in her classically trained voice allows her

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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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The Internet, A$AP Rocky And More Top Our Videos of The Week

Thus far, this summer has been filled with two things we love here at Vashtie.com, music and videos ! This week, a couple artists served us either a visual from their current album, built up some excited for future albums,

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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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Pregnancy Does Not Stop Hard Work; Cardi B Delivers Four New Visuals

  Even with a baby approaching the world at any moment, Cardi B‘s work ethic is undeniably amazing and commendable. Not only did her first album Invasion of Privacy consist of chart topping hits, but she also gave amazing performances at

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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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[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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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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#NowPlaying: Dive Into SREMM (Sremm Life 3)

Last week the new guy at my job kept raving about the new Rae Sremmurd album that he couldn’t stop listening to. He even played it out loud on his phone in the office. Not to say that I don’t

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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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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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Andre 3000 Puts Us In the Mother’s Day Spirit With Two New Tracks

Whether you’re celebrating with your biological mom, a mother figure, an auntie, or a grandma, today is Mother’s day. We’re praising the ones that have given us life, shown us a away, and nurtured us into the amazing humans we are

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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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Tech Tuesday: Spotify’s New App Helps You Find Music Based on its Artwork

With technology constantly evolving, it’s always a good feeling when there are new ways to connect old techniques of enjoying music with new ones. After Spotify redesigned their look last month, a new picture-recognition app has been created to compliment the

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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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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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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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Why You Should Give J Cole’s KOD A Listen

In the day and age where a big roll out is probably needed to sell an album there is a small group of musicians that do not have to rely on heavy marketing to sell their music. All they need

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REVIEW: Lets Take A Ride On Tinashe’s Joyride

It’s been four long years since we received an album from Tinashe. It probably seems like less since she’s given us singles such as “Superlove,” “Company,” and her mixtape Nightride. The push back of release dates for Joyride definitely makes

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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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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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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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Isolate Your Ears To Kali Uchis

I stumbled upon Kali Uchis a few years ago on Instagram. I was in awe of how aesthetically pleasing she was but this was when Kali looked as if she just stepped out of the 1950’s or 1960’s with her

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The 16 dope Women featured in Drake’s “Nice for What”

 Directed by 22-year-old Toronto-native Karena Evans, Drake’s “Nice for What” seems set to be the female empowerment anthem of the year. It’s directed by the first woman to win Canada’s Prism Prize’s Lipsett Award. It samples a woman. It

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SZA dazes into Camp Ctrl for “Broken Clocks” visual

When songstress SZA isn’t taking part of the Grammy nominations, giving a bomb show, or slaying in commercials, she’s at Camp Ctrl. Camp Ctrl is a dreamy place where you do all the things you’ve ever seen go down in

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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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Lion Babe Has Everybody Wanting A Piece In Latest Visual For “Honey Dew”

New Yok duo Lion Babe has everybody wanting a piece. The group dropped a delicate visual for their latest single Honey Dew and it is giving us the sweetest vibes. Lion Babe consists of singer-songwriter and performance artist Jillian Hervey

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Don’t You Want To Party With Cardi B?

  Cardi B’s “Bartier Cardi” featuring 21 Savage may have been released in December 2017 but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for a visual. The video that is directed by Petra Collins screams vintage, luxury, and sexy. According to

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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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