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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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#HappyBirthdayCudi: 10 Memorable Moments During Kid Cudi’s Career

When we think of Kid Cudi and his 10 years in the game, a lot of memorable moments comes to mind. Some may be funny and hilarious, while others doesn’t show him in the best light. But whether you love

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Mabel tags Not3s for a pop & dancehall infused single Fine Line

There is no stopping Mabel. The Spanish and British singer is coming for your hearts with her charm and attacking your current cardio routine with her dance moves. After having a prosperous 2017 with the release of her Bedroom EP, she

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D.R.A.M. Drops Adorable Video For “Cute”

Last October, VA’s D.R.A.M delivered us his Big Baby Dram album which included a number of singles that we had no other choice but to place on repeat. One of the singles that we were all probably guilty of playing at

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WATCH: Cardi B – “Wash Poppin”

Love and Hip Hop New York star and rapper Cardi B shares a new video for “Wash Poppin,” off her debut Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1 music project. While making it clear that she’s about her paper, the video is still the perfect balance of

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THROWBACK: Kelis – “Good Stuff” (feat. Pusha T)

Although Wikipedia says “The single failed to chart on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100,” I remember Kelis’ “Good Stuff” track with Pusha T this being the jam in 1999. Not only that, but the young Harlem native was quite mesmerizing. She

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WATCH: Rae Sremmurd – “Look Alive”

If you know me, then you know that I seriously bump Rae Sremmurd all day every day. I just love the music this duo is making — instant bangers with a creative flow. Their latest track “Look Alive” speaks to me. It has

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FEATURED: Happy Birthday Kanye! Directing “Us Placers” Music Video by CRS in 2007

OMG. I cannot believe how time is flying. It’s obscene, actually. 9 years!!! Anyways. Before I do a full introductory post for all the newbies to Vashtie.Com that explains the birth of my digital baby and who I am, I

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WATCH: Bryson Tiller – “Exchange”

With buzz hitting an all time high, Bryson Tiller finally shares the video for anticipated single, “Exchange.” The Rohan Blair-Mangat directed visual features popular YouTube personality Symphani Soto as the love interest, as we follow Tiller through a series of

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WATCH: theMIND – “Pale Rose”

A few months ago, theMIND asked me to play a DJ in his newest music video “Pale Rose”. Since I play one in real life from time to time, I was more than down since he’s also one of my

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WATCH: Nyck Caution – “Somebody”

My good friend Nyck Caution has been killing it this year since dropping his project Disguise The Limit. Nyck is set to hit the road on The Smokers Club Tour soon, recently released a visual for “Basin”, and is playing

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THROWBACK: A Tribe Called Quest – “Scenario”

“Scenario” is the third single from A Tribe Called Quest’s second album The Low End Theory. This jam was an instant classic. Recorded in 1991, released in 1992,  featuring not only A Tribe Called Quest (RIP Phife Dawg), but also; Leaders of the New

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WATCH: Mina Farthing-Kohl’s “Kings of Spank”

As a director, I’m always on the lookout for interesting or unique visuals and came across one recently by my friend Spaceman. Spaceman is one of the leaders of Kings of Spank, a New York City dance crew. Directed by

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MUSIC VIDEO: KIIARA – “GOLD”

I first heard this song last year during one of my BEATS 1 Connector Shifts. Oh, you ain’t know I also do work on Apple’s incredible Radio Station? Anyways, when I heard this very interesting song by KIIARA, it took

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WATCH: Nyck Caution’s New “Basin” Video

Pro Era has been busy as of late and their hustle doesn’t stop! Nyck Caution just released his debut project “Disguise The Limit” which has been getting rave reviews. Fresh off of that release, Nyck delivers a visual for the

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WATCH: Kirk Knight ft. Joey Bada$$ – “5 Minutes” Video

My friends over at Pro Era are continuing their intense wave of content. Kirk Knight and Joey Bada$$ release an awesome new visual for their collaborative track “5 Minutes” that can be found on Kirk’s debut project Light Knight Special. The video

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Throwback: Justin Bieber – “One Time”

In honor of Justin Bieber’s birthday today, I thought it’d be appropriate to throwback to when I directed his video for “One Time” and relive such an amazing experience. Read below for a walk down memory lane…Happy Birthday Justin! *JUSTIN

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WATCH: The Mind – “Mercury Rising”

A few weeks ago I came across an amazing song called “Mercury Rising” from an artist named theMIND. I fell in love with the smooth vocals and ambient vibe of the song and would later find out it was the

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Directing: Theophilus London’s “I Want You” Music Video (2010)

In honor of my friend Theophilus London and in celebration of his birthday being today, I wanted to post an oldie but a goodie! This is from 2007, when I directed the video for his sultry song “I Want You”…which actually

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WATCH: Kirk Knight – “One Knight/Scorpio” Music Video

Last October my good friend Kirk Knight released his first project, “Late Knight Special”. A few months ago he released the video for “Knight Time”, a song perfect for getting amped at the gym. On Sunday, Kirk showed us he’s

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WATCH: Public Access TV – “On Location”

I’m excited to announce that Public Access TV has just released a music video for their new single “On Location”! As some of you may know, PATV just joined our Cinematic family and are due to play at London’s Birthdays later this

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WATCH: Abra – Fruit (Music Video)

I stumbled upon Abra in late 2014, early 2015 I think… I was in a Father k-hole and started discovering his other bomb artists on Awful Records, like Slug Christ. When I first heard Abra’s voice, it was like I

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WATCH: Mozartrick – “All White x Cash Out” Music Video

It’s not everyday that you come across a song you instantly enjoy and it’s even more rare to come across a video that gives you the same feeling. Mozartrick’s new video for “All White” does just that as it mixes a

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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: Abra – “Roses”

Okay, I am obsessed with Abra and her many musical references. I stumbled upon this song a few weeks ago and have been playing it non-stop. Then, I found this gem of a video that her and Father just released.

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VIDEO: Phony Ppl – “End of the Night”

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LISTEN: Raury – “God’s Whisper”

Everyone keep an eye out for this new artist, Raury, as he dropped the visuals for “God’s Whisper” last week. This Andrew Donoho-directed video is refreshing and what makes Raury even better is that he produces and writes all of

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WATCH: VashtieMade x Theophilus London “Flying Overseas” Visual (Circa 2010)

I made this video in April 2010 for my friend Theophilus London’s performance at my birthday party. I just realized now that I never put this out… xo, va$htie. vashtiemade: “FLYING OVE-ROUGE” for THEOPHILUS LONDON from va$htie on Vimeo.

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VIDEO: Jungle – “Platoon” Feat. Terra (My Birth Crush. Yes You Read That Right!)

Oh. My. God. If I don’t give birth to a daughter this cool, can I at least meet her when I come to London in mid-October? She is exquisite and she’s giving my tom-boy heart an attack. Please watch this

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WATCH: Lorde – “Royals”

Everything about this song and video is the bomb. The simple beat that includes the very silly, but lovable finger snap. The New Zealander singer who is adorable and only 16! I especially love the lyrics and the message that

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Mr. T – “Treat Your Mother Right”

hahahaha. i kind of barely remember this from my childhood. MR. T always seemed like the coolest guy on the face of the earth as a youngin’. i didn’t realize he wore batty riders back then. here’s a video of

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