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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Here’s Why Janelle Monae’s New Music Sounds Just Like Prince

After creating a lot of buzz for her upcoming album Dirty Computer with the release of its trailer, Janelle Monae upped the ante by also releasing two new music videos last Thursday. Alan Ferguson directed the woman centric, “Make Me

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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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Stonie Blue Releases “Move Me” an Everlasting Dance EP

When you think of dance music, a few things may pop in your head: Ariana Grande swinging her pony tail, Calvin Harris jamming out on a stage with 9 million watts of laser behind him, or packed club with everyone

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Recap: VA$HTIE AND FRIENDS BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE FOR THE HOLIDAYS–1992 STYLE

Video by Dabian Canales If you were not partying with VA$HTIE and her friends on Thursday for her 1992 Holiday Party, you missed out. No, seriously, pack it up. You’re cancelled. Our favorite “Downtown Sweetheart” brought the house down, with

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N.E.R.D.: No_One Ever Really Dies | Review

  “The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off.” The comeback is always stronger than the setback, as the N.E.R.D.s are not only back, but better than ever. Self-titling their fifth album as the acronym, “No_one

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5 New Highly Anticipated Rock Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

  2017 have been a year of heartache and heartbreak, as we lost both Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, two months apart from one another. However, as we lost rock legends, we gained potential ones with new

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5 New Highly Anticipated POP Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

2017 has certainly been the year of POP music with releases from Ed Sheeran, Drake, Deadmau5 and many more. As we draw down to final four months of the year, Artists such as Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus

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5 New Highly Anticipated Rap/R&B Albums Expected To Be Released This Fall

As we approach the final stretch of 2017, a lot of albums flooded both the airwaves and the billboard charts. From Jay-Z’s “4:44” to Kendrick’s DAMN, It’s been a great year in music. From R&B to Rap and everything in

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Syd Unravels “Always Never Home” EP

In February, Syd released her debut album Fin and now she follows it up, albeit very quickly, with her three song EP Always Never Home.  This short project includes the August release of “Bad Dream/No Looking Back” as well as two new

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#WCW: Female MC’s You Should Be Paying Attention To

Whenever a new list of “New Artists You Need To Listen to” comes out out various media outlets, you’ll find an eclectic group of artists with different sounds, looks, and unbeknown to us, genders. So why is it when we

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Playlist: The Friday Night Turn Up

It’s been a long week. You missed the bus, your boss gave you the side eye when you didn’t ‘reply all’ on the company weekly email and you spilled coffee all over the thrifted jeans you planned on posted on

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Playlist: Chopped and Screwed

This week, our VashtieDotCom playlist is going to take you to the heart of Houston, Texas, where Chopped and Screwed production is key and where queen Bey first laid her head. We’re sure Bey is playing her own music to

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PLAYLIST: New York Heat

  Every Friday, the VashtieDotCom team wants to send you into the weekend in a great mood. We know your work week can be long and the weekend ahead seems short, but no worries, we have your back with great

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Vashtiedotcom Mix: Moody Days

Sunny days are here, but sometimes our energy is still cloudy– and that’s ok. This playlist is for all of the moody tings across the globe, going through the motions of life and riding the wave. Sometimes we don’t feel ourselves for

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Listen To This ‘Into The Night’ Playlist

Today is Cinco De Mayo, although many of us are aware of the forced western implications of the false holiday, we continue to look forward to bottomless margaritas and lots of tacos (arguably the best food known to man). Most

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Lila Iké Shows Love To Her “Biggest Fan” In New Single

In.Digg.Nation Collective songstress, Lila Iké, just dropped her first official single, “Biggest Fan.” Representing Manchester, Jamaica, Lila is part of the force of the new, innovative sounds coming from Jamaican music culture. This smooth jam first started as a freestyle until

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Vashtiedotcom Mix | Squat Till You Drop!

We know how important the booty is these days, so we couldn’t help but make a playlist specifically designed to help you on your quest to make your backside pop. Once you’ve finished stretching it out to last weeks’ smooth

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Bay Rapper Larry June Expects Everything Organic

“Sock it to me,” “Good job, Larry,” & “Yeah, baby,”  are just a few of the 70’s inspired phrases you’ll hear frequently from Bay Area rapper, Larry June. Arguably, his most memorable signature phrase is “Yee”– which is peppered throughout each of

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Vashtiedotcom Mix: Something To Stretch To!

There are few things better than a good stretch. It’s arguably one of the most critical aspects to your daily health regimen for a multitude of reasons, but most of all, it’s incredibly soothing. As we prepare for or wind down

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UPDATE: Our Top Projections For ‘XXL’s Freshman Class 2017’

It was no easy feat to come up with this year’s contenders for XXL‘s notorious freshman class. In the past, we relied on an A&R and word of mouth to spread the word about new artists. We blindly trusted the

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Khalid Opens His Heart On Debut LP ‘American Teen’

Young, adorned breakout artist, Khalid, has finally dropped his highly anticipated LP, American Teen. The El Paso’s native’s croons on his breakout single “Location” helped solidify his stance as the apostle for millennial teens and brought in fans of all

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Syd’s Debut Album ‘Fin’ Is Here

Syd–The Internet’s lead singer–has finally released her highly anticipated debut solo album, Fin. There’s been a steady build up of what to expect from the debut, with two single drops, a visual and informative interview segments with Zane Lowe of Beats1

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New Music: Dyme-A-Duzin’s Surprise EP ‘Ghetto Olympics’

Just a few days ago Brooklyn’s very own Dyme-A-Duzin released a surprise five-track EP, ‘Ghetto Olympics.’ This EP is intended to bring fans closer to the edge of their seats as his highly-anticipated album ‘Crown Fried,’ is still in the works.

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Ronald Bruner, Jr. Wants You To “Take The Time” With His ‘Triumph’

Grammy nominated, drum assassin, Ronald Bruner, Jr., has finally debuted as a singer. He released a new single with his brother, Stephen Bruner also known as Thundercat, called “Take The Time.” It’s always fascinating to hear different vocals over Thundercat’s

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Joey Bada$$ Delivers in New Freestyle With GQ

Never one to shy away from speaking truth, Joey Bada$$ recently released the politically charged record “Land Of The Free” from his upcoming anticipated album AABA.  The record addresses the recent presidential election along with the contradictions that exist within

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Alina Baraz x Khalid Join Forces On “Electric”

Singer Alina Baraz just dropped a new single called “Electric” featuring the soulful Texas native, Khalid. With a bit of a hiatus, this is the first time since earlier last year, musically, we’ve heard from Alina besides a few, short

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TDE Announces New Signee: Meet SiR

Welcome home kid #JohnDoe2@inglewoodSiRhttps://t.co/hvSE8rcoEl#TDE — TOP DAWG TDE (@dangerookipawaa) January 19, 2017 TDE has anounced via social media that their newest signee is the talented Inglewood bred singer-songwriter SiR. Over just the course of two to three years, SiR’s talent

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Matt Martians Announces Solo LP x Drops a New Single “Diamond In Da Ruff”

Another piece of The Internet’s puzzle is dropping their project! Matt Martians announced yesterday on a thread of tweets that his new (and only) LP, The Drum Chord Theory, will be dropping January 27th. This will be Matt’s first endeavor away from The Internet

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Khalid Wants You To Remember Him on New Single “Saved”

Breakout artist, Khalid, released a new single over the weekend titled “Saved.” The 18 year old El Paso, Texas native came on the scene last summer with his single “Location.” Khalid crooning about communicating and vibing better with his love

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Watch Young M.A Flex In New “Get This Money” Video

Young M.A is following up her street anthem “Ooouuu” and the viral sensation “Eat” with her latest offering “Get This Money.” The Brooklyn MC gave fans a preview of the visual at the end of her video for the freestyle “Eat”,

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Kehlani Drops Another Single From ‘SweetSexySavage’

Kehlani has released another single called “Do U Dirty” from her highly anticipated, first debut album SWEETSEXYSAVAGE. This song is a testament to the love of interest that she will unapologetically ruin their life and she makes it sound so good. “Do U

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Sampha Serenades Us With New Single

It seems like we’ve been waiting for forever to hear something from Sampha. We’re so fortunate to be blessed with the release of the single, “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano” off of his highly anticipated album Process (set

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