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POPPING TAGS: Louis Vuitton Pocket Comb Case

As a true Knicks fan, it’s an unspoken rule that you support anything that is offered in a Knicks colorway. Just kidding, but the new Louis Vuitton packaging color way is so New York, I’m obsessed! To preface this post,

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Vashtie, Bobby Hundreds and Jeff Staples Have Streetwear Talk via Complex

Recently Complex debuted their  sixth episode of Complex Conversations series called the   “Thread Trajectory: Future of Streetwear,” that took place at the first annual ComplexCon  in which aw panel was held that featured some of the best faces to talk about the subject including

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Here’s a Special Valentine’s Day Treat, My ‘To You, From Me’ Mix

Dedicated to all the lovers worldwide (and especially to one very dear and darling to me), on my favorite holiday…Valentine’s Day. ‘To You, From Me’ is a collection of all my favorite love songs, past and present. With artists ranging

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EVENT RECAP: Vashtie Celebrates The Anniversary for ‘Brooklyn Took It’ At Friends and Lovers

If you missed ‘Brooklyn Took It’, then it’s safe to say that might’ve been your biggest mistake. The Friends and Lovers atmosphere was filled with nothing but feel-good vibes and sick dance moves. The DJs in rotation gave non-stop heavy

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Join Vashtie For Puma’s Swan Pack Collection Launch At Macy’s This Weekend!

The days of athletic clothing and everyday fashion playing in two separate arenas are over. Puma, with their latest line, found a way to merge the two. In collaboration with Kylie Jenner,the brand debuted the Swan Pack Collection, in which she launched

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Celebrate the anniversary of “Brooklyn Took It” with Vashtie at Friends and Lovers

What’s a better way to party besides losing yourself in the midst of good vibes and quality music? To spare yourself the wonder, there is no better way! Come party the way you should this Friday for the ‘Brooklyn Took

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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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#VASHTIEVITALS: Watch Vashtie Get a Colonic Treatment

Warning: This Vashtie TV episode might be highly anticipated and simultaneously highly unanticipated. This latest episode explores the world of Gravity Hydro-Colon Therapy, a procedure I started about five years ago. In the beginning, I went maybe a couple times

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Deemehlow Drops ‘Here and Now’ Mix

Deemehlow releases his latest mix Here and Now. The mix is a thank you & recap for those who attended his latest Here and Now event at Ludlow House NYC.  This is an even better treat for those who weren’t

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Premiere: Vashtie’s New Mixtape #ONE16GOAT” Honors Sade, Kate Moss, Aaliyah and FKA Twigs Birthday

Another one… Yes folks. Another mixtape by yours truly. These things take a lot of time and work, but I always feel so accomplished after finishing and letting them out into the digital universe. This newest mixtape celebrates January 16th;

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Watch ‘This Machine Kills Racism’ Mixtape Visuals by Vashtie

Back in July 2016, I made a mixtape titled “This Machine Kills Racism”. At the time, I was overwhelmed with all that was happening and had been happening in the world, specifically in my beloved homeland of America. I think

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Featured: Quickie With MadeinTYO

T H E S H O R T… Name: MADEINTYO (MALCOLM DAVIS) Nickname: MALLY MACK MACKIE Astrological Sign: ARIES Born & Raised: Hawaii, San Diego, TX, VA, Yokosuka JAPAN, ATL Currently Residing: CALI Five Favorite Things… 1. Japanese Clothing 2. Skate Boarding 3. Moving Places

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Doin’ It Well: 5 Essential Yoga Tools for Beginners

Back in November Vashtie took a tour of the popular hip- hop yoga studio Y7 with owner Sarah Larson Levey. During her visit she participated in one hell of a hot yoga class. Here at Vashtie.com we like to encourage and inspire,

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Ting & Ting Christmas Features Vibes From Vashtie

Happy holidays everyone! Time to get one more party in before Christmas arrives. Catch the vibes NYC with a Ting & Ting Christmas, Thursday December 22 at 9 p.m.. Head to Kinfolk and experience DJ sets from Kitty Cash, DJ

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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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Celebrate ‘1992’ Ten Year Anniversary with Vashtie At SOBs

Thursday, December 15 catch downtown’s sweetheart Vashtie performing at SOBs in New York. The event is not only a charitable occasion but it is the 10 year anniversary of Vashtie’s popular 1992 party series. Performers will include Young M.A, Princess Nokia,

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Electric Circus Celebrates Five Years of the Glo With 90s-themed Anniverary Bash, #GLOESHA

Electric Circus just dropped a special digital and experiential campaign in partnership with Lugz titled GLOESHA. The Campaign celebrates the brands 5th year anniversary with nostalgic hip-hop flair. Highlighting a line-up of ten inspiring influencers and colleagues within music, fashion and lifestyle scenes in downtown

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Vashtie & HypeBae Do Hip-Hop Yoga With Studio Y7

Vashtie teamed up with HYPEBAE for a sit down with Sarah Larson Levey, owner of  hip- hop yoga studio Y7. Sarah first opened the space alongside her husband back in 2013, and it’s been expanding ever since, both in locations

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Vashtie Makes Cameo in New Nebu Kiniza Video For “Days”

Over the past few months, Nebu Kiniza has been rolling out various leaks off his forthcoming Forever Happy EP, including “In The Sky,” “Fuck It Up,” The East” & “Days,” to name a few, but recently he decided to switch

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ELLE.com Features Beautiful Jumbo Box Braids With Vashtie

🙆🏾💆🏾 I’m A.I. with the de-signs 💆🏾🙆🏾 A photo posted by Va$htie | Downtowns Sweetheart (@vashtie) on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:13pm PDT Want to give your a hair a break? Well, you can easily do it with jumbo box

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FEATURED: Quickie With Young M.A

T H E S H O R T… Name: Young M.A. Nickname: M.A. Astrological Sign: Aries Born & Raised: Brooklyn Currently Residing: Brooklyn Five Favorite Things… 1. Music 2. Sneakers 3. Henny 4. Money 5. Traveling Top 3 Favorite Albums or Songs: 1. 50 Cent

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Shop & Support My Favorites For #SmallBusinessSaturday

As much as I like a consistent chain store, I absolutely love small businesses more. You know, your “mom and pop”, your local spot…those independently owned shops that know you better than some of your own family. It’s so vital to

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Listen to Episode 10 of Rich Friend Featuring Va$htie and Chase B

On this episode of Rich Friend, hosts Mark Anthony Green and Matthew Trammell are joined by our boss lady Va$htie and Chase B — who just so happens to be Travis Scott’s DJ. The foursome sit down to talk all things

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Longing In Long Beach With Greg Noire

I met Houston’s Greg Noire while DJ’ing in Texas last year where he also shot some classic images of me in my hotel room. Since then we were also able to grab iconic shots in NYC and now during a

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Vashtie Serves As Alan-Michael Duval’s Muse For FW16 Supreme Editorial

  Vashtie is serving as the face of HYPEBAE‘s Fall 2016 Supreme editorial shot by Alan-Michael Duval.  The shoot includes gear from a range of Supreme’s recent Fall and Winter collections and collaborations. In true Vashtie style, the looks are cozy

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That Time I Wrote, Directed and Starred in an Art Film to “Hotline Bling” Featuring Johnny Stevens (of Highly Suspect), ASAP Bari, Luka Sabbat & More

Note: This post was originally posted October 6th, 2015 Still from the #UOGLB Art Film. 2015 Me and this girl are very different… Yet… Me and this girl are very much the same. I wrote this story about “Lolita” in

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Princess Nokia Give Us A Lesson In ‘How to Be a Bitch 101’

Oh. My. God. First of all, you may or may be aware of my love for miss Princess Nokia. Previously known as Wavy Spice, and often called her government Destiny (Destiny Nicole Frasqueri), this 24-year-old Afro-Nuyorican babe quite easily slays. She’s

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HELL YEAH: Kid Cudi Is Set To Release a Double-Disc Album Soon

For the past several months, Kid Cudi has been hinting at the release of new material. In a very clever way Cudi revealed via Twitter with a picture of Usain Bolt that he had finished the album a few weeks

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THROWBACK: Vashtie & Kid Cudi “When Lines Are Crossed” Short Film (2008)

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 8 years this month since me and Kid Cudi were bored one Friday night before heading out to my party (“Open” at Santos with Q-Tip) and decided to have some fun with the video

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CULTURE: Vashtie’s “This Machine Kills Racism” Mixtape

Shocked. Disillusioned. Heartbroken. Angry. Disgusted. I’ve been feeling this way for a while now, but, the incidents that surfaced in the past week have had me feeling these emotions (and more) to the maximum. Yet, I can’t decide which is worse. The disturbing

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LIFE: My Designer Haul with Louis Vuitton, Chanel & Prada in Paris

There is one part of me that knows that “designer” anything doesn’t really enrich or fulfill the soul. I know that I am whole without a single addition to my natural self. But…then there is the poor kid in me

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LISTEN: Blood Orange – Freetown Sound [Album Stream]

  A couple days ahead of it’s original release date, current day musical genius Dev Hynes amicably drops the stream for his third studio album Blood Orange album, Freetown Sound. The project features an impressive roster of guests ranging from emerging R&B crooners Ian Isaiah,

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LIFE: Vashtie Shares Fitness Diary For Stylecaster

They call her the “modern-day Renaissance woman,” and this is exactly the case. Vashtie‘s most recent feature was published with Stylecaster, where she spoke about what health routines keep her creative juices flowing. We get the inside scoop on how Vashtie starts

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CULTURE: Explore The Psychology Behind Color in Film

Lilly Mtz-Seara illustrates femininity, passion and warmth through color in her new film. Have you ever noticed how fast-food restaurants are all generally yellow and red? Everyone is familiar with McDonalds’ golden arches, but what exactly do these colors mean to the

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LIFE: Happy Birthday Kendrick Lamar! Directing “A.D.H.D.” Music Video

In honor of Kendrick Lamar‘s 29th Birthday, here’s a flashback post of when I directed this Gemini man’s music video for Section.80-featured favorite, “A.D.H.D”. It was blazing hot summer — July 23rd of 2011 to be exact — when two days of

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DOIN’ IT WELL: Teeth Whiteners, Detox Teas & Waist Trainers Without Selling Your Soul!

Okay okay, the title is a bit dramatic – but, those endorsements for Teeth Whiteners, Detox Teas and Waist Trainers being pushed on us by hot Instagram girls feels a bit empty. Like, how do we know you REALLY use

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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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CULTURE: The Art History Of “The Selfie”

Selfies are definitely a part of history but we’re here to explore the Art History behind them… Though classically referred to as photographic self portraiture, the “selfie” has been around for over a century. In fact it is pretty well

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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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