Recap: Vashtie and Friends Rock Out at Schimanski like it’s1992

Once again, Downtown’s Sweetheart cured our nostalgic sweet tooth with another 1992 Party featuring DJ D-Nice, Jus-Ske, and Stonie Blue rocking the one’s and two’s. It’s safe to say that since these parties began in 2006; they’ve captivated all of its party-goers and are perfect for any 80’s and 90’s babies looking to really party like it’s 1992 (except with a 2018 twist).

As video clips from the 90’s such as Missy Elliot’s The Rain and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air were displayed across the walls of the venue, Stonie Blue began the night with some Black Sheep and En Vogue as people eagerly swarmed into Schimanski. Later in the night, Vashtie swung on the ones’ and twos’ and brought us back with some Biggie, 2Pac, and the essential Island vibes. It wouldn’t be a true Vashtie set if there were no reggae and soca songs to serenade all of the West Indians in the crowd. Quiana Parks held the title of MC for the night and took the crowd’s energy to the next level!

Towards the end of the night, Vashtie welcomed her fellow NYC native and West Indian rapper, Jungle Pussy, to the stage. With her performance, we couldn’t have asked for a more authentic NYC vibe! Jus-Ske and DJ D-Nice ended the night perfectly with a few slow jams, which the couples in the house seemed to truly enjoy. Those who came with a significant other were delighted to bump and grind to a little Genuine – while the rest of us watched and wished we could do the same, or simply grabbed a dance partner for the moment. However, we were quickly taken out of our feels and into our bags when Drake’s God’s Plan and Look Alive (featuring Blocboy JB) took over the airwaves!

Thank you to Downtown’s Sweetheart and friends for curating a night to remember for the nostalgic 90’s babies. Another memorable 1992 Party for the books!

Photos by Edwin Ortiz



KHEEEZUS, also known as Khalia Iris or LiiaFamouszx (on Myspace) is a 23-year-old DJ and content creator from Brooklyn, NY. Khalia is a proud Howard University Alumna and lover of all things Hip-Hop. She likes to dabble in fashion too from time to time ;-) Check her out: | IG + Twitter: @Kheeezus

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