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TOP 10 REASONS WHY IT’S GREEN TO GO VEGGIE

1. It reduces global warming. In 2006, the United Nations said raising animals for food generates more greenhouse gasses than all the cars and trucks in the world combined. 2. To avoid excessive carbon dioxide production. Livestock produces a large

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LIFE: DJ’ing for the Working Not Working 5 Year Anniversary Party 1.25.17

Back in 2014, Justin Gignac of the creative agency Working Not Working booked me to DJ their holiday party. I’m pretty sure I bodied it, because they had me back to celebrate their 5 year anniversary with over 1200 RSVPS!

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Life: Migos “Bad & Boujee” Women Only Dinner in NYC – Draya Michele, Saleh Marley & More!

Last night, I was delightfully invited to attend the 300 ENT and Migos (Women Only) Dinner and Party in NYC’ Meatpacking District to celebrate the highly anticipated release of their album “Culture”. I absolutely got dressed as bad and boujee

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LIFE: L’Oreal Photoshoot in Paris & Hpnotiq Texas Tour (4.11 – 4.16)

Jeez! This past week was intense. 5 flights in  5 days! I’m not even a musician and I’m not on tour! Yikes. Paris Monday to Wednesday. New York Wednesday night. Dallas Thursday. Houston Friday and back to NYC on Saturday.

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Event Recap: Va$htie Celebrates The 10 Year Anniversary of “1992”

Thursday evening,  #RedLyfeSeason led a charitable event at SOBs in conjunction with HOT97’s Hip Hop Has Heart & The Fader with proceeds going to St. Johns Bread and Life Organization. To provide the soundtrack for the night, the evening  featured

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LIFE: Celebrating Marcelo Burlon & Tyga Exclusive Saks 5th Avenue Collection

A few days ago, my Italian Friend Marcel Burlon reached out inviting me to celebrate his latest collaboration with Tyga for Saks 5th Avenue in New York City. Well, I had to be there to celebrate and represent. The soiree

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WATCH: Azealia Banks – “The Big Big Beat”

Many things can be said about controversial miss Azealia Banks, but what cannot be denied is her seemingly limitless vocal talents. She can rap, she can sing, and she can really sing…all in one track that is usually the most

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BEAUTY: Vashtie Discusses Holistic Beauty & Wellness for The Coveteur

VASHTIE ON VEGANISM, MEDITATING LIKE OPRAH & HATING WORKOUTS SHE GREW UP ON CHEETOS AND CHERRY COKE. IF SHE CAN DO IT, YOU CAN TOO. BY: Meagan Wilson (Full Interview via TheCoveteur.Com) Hands down the most addictive part of Snapchat?

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LIFE: Vashtie Gets Ready by Photographer Greg Noire (Black & White)

From time to time, budding artists reach out to either collaborate with or to shoot me. It’s sort of cool because I’ve been able to meet some incredible talents that I’m able to make cool things with. Like – Houston

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NEWS: 5 Things- If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

1. Detoxify with this 5-Minute Morning Yoga Workout (SELF.COM) 2. Janet Jackson released a new single “No Sleep” (COMPLEX.COM) 3. The Important Summer Skin Care Step You Should Never Skip (LUCKYSHOPS.COM) 4. Supreme announced a New Collab with Thrasher Magazine

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VIOLETTE: Summer Flash Sale

Starting today at 12 PM I’m having a crazy sale on violettenewyork.com. 50% off ALL ORDERS until June 30th! Shop while the offer lasts! (or until everything sells out). Use promo code VIOLETTESUMMER at checkout for discount.   

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NEWS: 5 Things- If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

1. Mafia Culture’s Influence on Rap Music (COMPLEX.COM) 2. Tricks for Fuller Brows (LUCKYSHOPS.COM) 3. Tyler, the Creator Explains His App Golf Media (HYPEBEAST.COM) 4. Amazing Skincare Outside of the Beauty Isle (SELF.COM) 5. Is Dancehall Going to be Mainstream

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WATCH: Abby Wambach’s Journey from Rochester to the World Stage- Directed by Va$htie

Check out the video below directed by yours truly and Guy Blelloch for VICE Sports. In the inaugural episode of VICE Sports Shorts, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team star Abby Wambach returns home to Rochester, New York to visit her

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NEWS: 5 Things- If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

1. How Stussy Became a $50 Million Dollar Street Brand (HYPEBEAST.COM) 2. Why Statement Curls are the New Cool Girl Calling Card (VOGUE.COM) 3. How to Style a Crop Top (REFINERY29.COM) 4. How Sunscreen Could Protect Your Fertility (SELF.COM) 5. Studio-to-Street

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LISTEN: Mick Jenkins – P’s and Q’s

Take a look at Mick Jenkin’s newest video for his single “P’s and Q’s”. Make sure you listen to his album titled The Waters available on iTunes.

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NEWS: 5 Things- If You Don’t Know, Now You Know

1. The One Spice Nutritionists Swear By (SELF.COM) 2. Supreme x Vans 2015 Old School (SLAMXHYPE.COM) 3.  Non-Toxic Nail Polishes You Can Feel Good About Wearing This Summer (VOGUE.COM) 4. JR’s “Wrinkles of The City” Project Arrives in Istanbul (HYPEBEAST.COM) 5.

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LIFE: My Opening DJ Set for Santigold + Steve Madden, While Food Poisoning

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to open for the amazing Santigold at the Music Hall of Williamsburg for the Steve Madden Presents Series. I almost didn’t make it since I had a bad case of food poisoning

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READ: TOP 10 THINGS NOT TO DO WHILE MERCURY IS IN RETROGRADE

1. Don’t make agreements. It’s a horrible time for negotiating contracts or making decisions. 2. Don’t accept or start a new job. 3. Don’t try to close the sale. Closing a deal is often based on taking advantage of great

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RECAP: 1992 THE PARTY AT WEBSTER HALL (5.22.15)

After a couple of weeks of missing my party, I finally made my return! I actually missed the craziness.. a little. Deemehlow, DJ Huggy Bear, and myself had the Marlin Room jumping all night long! We even had some very special

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. 10 Workout Moves to Do Before Breakfast (SELF.COM) 2. Janet Jackson Will Release New Music This Year (THEFADER.COM) 3. Supreme Celebrates 20th Anniversary of “KIDS” With A Special Collection Dropping This Week (COMPLEX.COM) 4. Ways to Beat Allergy Season

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PRESS: VASHTIE IN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE’S JUNE ISSUE- MONTH IN OUTFITS

Way back in March I was asked to be featured in Glamour Magazine’s “Month in Outfits”. Mixing and matching 5 staple pieces 30 different ways was no easy task! I definitely came out out of my comfort zone playing with

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. The Official Brain Diet to Improve Your Memory and More (SELF.COM) 2. ALIFE Celebrates its 15th Anniversary with a Major Collaboration with BAPE (COMPLEX.COM) 3. The Anti-Manicure Has Arrived: Introducing YSL’s New Watercolor Nail Polishes (VOGUE.COM) 4. G-Shock and

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THROWBACK: Sublime – “April 29th 1992”

Sublime was an American ska punk and alternative rock band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band’s line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell (vocals and guitar), Eric Wilson (bass) and Bud Gaugh (drums). Lou Dog,

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RECAP: BAPE CELEBRATES 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH TRAVI$ SCOTT, PUSHA T, VASHTIE, & MORE

Last night I had the honor of DJing the 10th year anniversary party for my BAPE family alongside Flat White (Virgil Abloh), Cipha Sounds, and Sky Gellatly. There were amazing performances by my friends Pusha T and Travi$ Scott. The

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WATCH: “GAZI” BY A.CHAL

Artist/producer A.CHAL returns with the visuals for the recently released “GAZI” Intercut with scenes of A.CHAL in a haze of colour, the distorted visuals of LA’s iconic skyline combine with lavish locations, reflect the duality of wealth in this life and

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. Supreme Has Another Dope Collaboration with the North Face Dropping Soon (COMPLEX.COM) 2. How to Find Your Perfect Sports Bra (SELF.COM) 3. How to Wear Heels Without Killing Your Feet (BUZZFEED.COM) 4. BAPE Commemorates 10 Years in US with

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LIFE: DJ-ing My First Coachella

Last time this week I was attending my very first Coachella. I never made it to the actual festival, but I DJed some pretty amazing parties surrounding the event! To be honest, the festival scene scares me. But who knows,

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THROWBACK: Chris Brown – “Run It”

Okay, this isn’t entirely a “throwback” considering that Chris Brown came on the scene with this debut hit in 2005. It is undoubtedly, still the jam and when I drop this at my parties…people go crazy!

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. Tyler, the Creator released his fourth album “Cherry Bomb” today on iTunes. 2. Must-Try Nail Colors for Spring (STYLE.COM) 3. 50 Ways to Eat Kale (SELF.COM) 4. Mariah Carey Announces “#1 To Infinity” Album (COMPLEX.COM) 5. How to Wash

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LIFE: BEHIND THE SCENES OF CINEMATIC’S PHOTOSHOOT 4.1.15

Yesterday the whole Cinematic family had a photoshoot. Cinematic Music Group is an independent record label owned by my amazing manager Jonny Shipes! It was a fun afternoon of shooting and hanging with all the bros. Checkout some of the

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INVITE: WEBSTER HALL’S HOUSE PARTY 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Can you believe it’s been a whole year since 1992 the Party has been at Webster Hall’s House Party?! Thank you to everyone who has ever come out to support the party. Even if you haven’t yet, come by tonight!

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NEWS: 5 THINGS- IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

1. 10 Minute AM Full-Body Toner Routine (SELF.COM) 2. How to Sparkle this Spring (STYLE.COM) 3. 25 Pairs of Chunky Heels You Can Actually Walk In (LUCKYSHOPS.COM) 4. The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand: Production (HYPEBEAST.COM) 5. What Drake

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LIFE: DRUHA’S BIRTHDAY AT LUCKY STRIKE – JOEY BADA$$, ROSENBERG, SMIF-N-WESSUN & MORE (3.13.15)

I am so honored to not only have the opportunity to DJ for Druha’s Birthday celebration, but to also have him on board as part of my management. Druha is a legend in the game! Joey Bada$$

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VASHTIE TV: Honorary First Shot at Bobbito Garcia’s Full Court 21 Tournament (Summer 2014)

Legendary Bobbito Garcia asked me to take the Honorary First Shot at his Full Court 21 Tournament over the Summer and although breaking a sweat in public is mortifying – I thought, “why not”. Bobbito is one of the nicest

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LIFE: Designing for I Am Other – Launch Party at Uniqlo NYC – Andre Leon Talley, Nigo, Sean Risely, Kristoff Murphy & More (4.28.14)

So, I designed some graphics for I AM OTHER and now they are everywhere! First of all, I was honored to even be asked – but since I am of an “Other” nature it made sense. After my last trip

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LIFE: Weekend DJ’ing in Vancouver for Republic & LA for Broccoli Fest – Steve Nash, DJ Jay Swing & More! (5.2.14)

Steve Nash & Vashtie – Vancouver, CA May 2014 at Club Republic May 2nd & 3rd I did double duty. A Friday gig DJ’ing at Republic in Vancouver and then Saturday day DJ’ing in LA. Then it was back to NYC

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LIFE: Birthday in Paris – Day 2 – Moët Epernay Cave Tour & Dinner at Derrière: Jean Paul Paula, Elle Clay & More (4.23.14)

That morning the Moët team were picking me up for a private tour of their champagne cave in Epernay, just two hours outside of Paris. Which would be followed by a private lunch full of champagne food pairings at the

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LIFE: Birthday in Paris – Hotel Amour, Pigalle Office, Jean Paul Paula, Alex Sossah, Dexter Navy (4.22.14)

Yay. Yes, it’s that time of year when my birthday is in town. This time, we took a quick getaway to Paris. I’ve had various destination birthdays like Las Vegas and Los Angeles (which doesn’t count, because I was working/directing Justin

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LIFE: Day 1 – LFW14 – 24 Hours of a Travel Nightmare – Drinks & Party with Irene and Jon (2.14.14)

On Thursday morning as I reluctantly woke up for an early flight, I was greeted by the anticipated blizzard that meteorologists had predicted. I thought for sure, my flight would be canceled since countless others were…but it wasn’t. I literally

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LIFE: Night Lights – Def Jam’s 30th Anniversary – Pre-Super Bowl Party (1.31.14)

On Friday night, I met up with the homie Josh Madden for a Def Jam & New Era party at one of my favorite venues…Hudson Hotel’s Good Units. The music was ill…provided by DJ MICK. The scene was full of

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