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CULTURE: “Used To Be With Vashtie At Santos.” What Does My Drake Shoutout Refer To?

A couple days prior to the release of Migo’s highly anticipated album Culture II, a friend who worked on production mentioned via text that I was shouted out on the album. Finding it too good to be true, I didn’t

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party pics: SANTOS/THE OPEN PARTY with QTIP, VA$HTIE & RICH MEDINA! HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOUNG SCOOZLE aka SCOTT (september 18th, 2009)

all photos by ELLE CLAY. *OSCAR and me. *MR. and MRS. *LIZZY, LALA, GREG and SCOTT. *OSCAR, RAUL and ME. *GREG, SHAQ and SCOTT. *RAULA.

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party pics: OPEN AT SANTOS WITH QTIP, RICH MEDINA and VA$HTIE! (september 4th, 2009)

back again at my weekly jumpoff at SANTOS, the OPEN party was live and direct. special birthday shoutout to JAMES VIRAG at SANTOS!!! *CHAMPY BOTTLES makes us act a fool…like rap videos circa ’99. *see… *earlier i had a meeting

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party pics: 8/14 THE OPEN PARTY AT SANTOS with QTIP, RICH MEDINA and VA$HTIE +++ happy birthday to JAE PONDER +++

the night began with dinner at 5 POINTS on Great Jones, in celebration fo JAE’S 24th BIRTHDAY! *ELLE CLAY and JAE PONDER. *a teeny teacup for espresso. ++++++++++ then we headed to SANTOS for the weekly jumpoff. *cheers! slainte! chin

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party pics: OPEN PARTY AT SANTOS WITH QTIP, RICH MEDINA & VA$HTIE – performances by MELANIE FIONA and RICH HIL!

*Q TIP taking over the drums of RICH HIL’s band, ELECTRIC LIMO LAND. *RICH HIL and ELECTRIC LIMO LAND. *MELANIE FIONA. *my FRIDAY night checklist always includes earplugs. ain’t nothing cute about waking up and having your ears ring. *i

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party pics: 7/3 OPEN PARTY at SANTOS with QTIP, RICH MEDINA and VA$HTIE…pre-independence day celebration!!!

while new yorkers fled the city for a change of scenery, us real new yorkers (aka, the ones who had no where to go) stayed and painted the town red…white and blue! *HARRY MCNALLY and me being very patriotic. *GREG

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party pics: OPEN PARTY at SANTOS with QTIP, RICH MEDINA & VA$HTIE – special guests; THE RZA, RAEKWON THE CHEF, SHAWN MARION and GABRIELLE UNION.

friday night was jam packed as usual! the music and the crowd was on point. we had some very special guests…SHAWN MARION (SCOOZLE and ELLE had to let me know who he was), GABRIELLE UNION, THE RZA (i screamed when

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invite: THE OPEN PARTY with QTIP, RICH MEDINA & VA$HTIE!!!

every single FRIDAY!!! we even started doing little performances of friends. so far we’ve had; CHESTER FRENCH, THEOPHILUS LONDON, CURT@!N$, JADE and AMANDA DIVA…many more to come 😉

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party pics: 3/27 OPEN at SANTOS with Q TIP, ME and RICH MEDINA!!!

the pre-party happened at PATRICKS sick loft in soho. ERIN invited us, and i was suprised to run into some familiar bros. *the elevator up. *naughty art. *ERIN looked lovely as always. OFF TO SANTOS!!! i heard JANET JACKSON was

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party pics: Dante Fried Chicken x SANTOS

if you don’t know, DANTE of DFC is an amazing chef that fries up FRIED NUGGETZ for dat ass! not only is he just adorable, he makes killer food and last week sunday he invited all his talented friends to

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party pics: 3/13 OPEN with Q TIP, ME and RICH MEDINA…

special guest DJ – KAMRON of YOUNG BLACK TEENAGERS! please tell me you remember them! see below. he also played JAMAL on HOUSE PARTY 2. *”i was JOAN OF ARC in my former life”… *same-sies. *AMAYA! *BIKER DUDE STEEZ… *i

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party pics: 2/6 OPEN at SANTOS with Q TIP, VA$HTIE and RICH! — special guests LIL PENNY, TRACY MORGAN, KID CAPRI and more!

dag, it’s FEBRUARY already?! time is seriously flying. anyways, we partied it up at SANTOS again on FRIDAY night. if you don’t know, the OPEN party is Q TIP, ME and RICH…and it might be the best thing to happen

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party pics: 1/30 OPEN with Q TIP, ME and RICH MEDINA at SANTOS!!!

every friday we’re in there like swimwear. it was a cold night, but it didn’t stop a line from forming around the block like usual… *DAVE came out for a little bit, haven’t seen him in a long time! *me,

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party pics: 1/23 OPEN at SANTOS with Q TIP, ME and RICH MEDINA!

although, i was feeling better that day…i shouldn’t have gone out. SANTOS was packed more than normal. wasn’t sure if it was because the weather had warmed up a bit or maybe everyone heard that JAY-Z and DIDDY were in

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party pics: OPEN with Q TIP and RICH MEDINA at SANTOS 1/2

TRACY MORGAN came through and i watched him walk past me. i didn’t say a word. i felt like a kid watching SANTA CLAUS walk past me. i’m so sad i didn’t say a word to him. he’s one of

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party pics: OPEN PARTY at SANTOS 12/26 with Q-TIP – GRANDMASTER FLASH – RALPH MCDANIELS – FUNKMASTER FLEX -RICH MEDINA

*Q TIP, RICH MEDINA and RALPH MCDANIELS. *GRANDMASTER FLASH. *FUNKMASTER FLEX. *NYRI, CAIT and GRACE.

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OPEN: party pics Q TIP, ME and RICH MEDINA. Special Guest 88 Keys 11/14

*HARRY and ELLE during their traditional mating dance at SANTOS every friday. *happy birthday SKY! thumbs down to a double shot of patron after a night of whiskey, indeed!

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OPEN PARTY PICS with Q TIP, ME and RICH MEDINA!

every friday night in NYC at SANTOS PARTY HOUSE, it goes down. by “it” i mean, the best thing to happen to new york city (since 1992). finally a place to go on the weekends for locals (and visitors). NO

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