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Recap: Vashtie Brings Back her Classic 1992 Party

Video by: @le.Minor On Thursday, our favorite “downtown sweetheart” reminded us all why there is nothing better than gyrating and “throwing it back” to some good ole’ classics! Hosted by Gitoo and joined by a roster of eclectic djs like

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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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WATCH: “NYC, 1981: A Most Violent Year” Short Documentary

As you know, I am obsessed with New York – but even more than New York now, tales of the old New York fascinate me to no end! I just peeped these quick little doc by Austin Peters and it

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NEWS: #WEEKOFOUTRAGE- “WE NOT GOIN’ BACK”

“We Not Goin’ Back” is a visceral commentary on the climate surrounding the murders of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, and the crossroads we face in bringing the slow genocide of blacks and latinos in this country to a halt. 

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VIDEO: BEATS BY DRE PRESENTS #SOLOSELFIE FEAT. VASHTIE

The Selfie has been reinvented. Enter the #SoloSelfie—a new movement of self-expression. Check me out in this #SoloSelfie Beats by Dre commercial!

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VIDEO: #SHOPSMALL WITH VASHTIE

Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s a day that we are encouraged to #ShopSmall and support our local businesses. I think this is something that we should be doing everyday, not just this Saturday. Follow me as

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MUSIC: MY #SHOPSMALL PLAYLIST

If you know anything about me, you know that I’m obsessed with New York and all it has to offer. I was asked to feature some of my favorite small businesses as part of the 5th Anniversary of American Express

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LIFE: 1992 The Party at Webster Hall’s House Party; Q-Tip, Andre 3000, Jay Smith & More (3.15.14)

Vashtie and DJ Huggy Bear Last week we rocked our Webster Hall Thursday residency! Our friend Jay Smith aka Oulala Jay Smith of Black Rainbow Agency was in town from Paris and DJ’ed a set. Q-Tip came through and so did

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LIFE: ASAP Ferg “Trap Lord” Album Listening Party – The Darby, NYC (8.5.13)

  After spending the earlier portion of the day working and running errands with Elle, we made our way to West 14th Street for ASAP Ferg’s Listening Party at The Darby. As we approached we ran into Rocky and just

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LIFE: Nylon’s Annual Music Issue Event x Hosted by Marvin Scott Jarrett x Performance By Avril Lavigne (6.11.13)

Tuesday night, Nylon held their Annual Music Issue Event with an anticipated performance by Avril Lavigne. When I arrived on the scene, the sidewalk was mobbed with people trying to get in. It was an incredible sight to see. Check

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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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life: SOBE SUMMER FRIDAYS – MISSHAPES – IL BAGGATO – RUNWAY SHOW (PEGLEG and more…)

so, after nearly 2 weeks of being sick and my doctor instructing me to “rest”…i left my cave to support my friends at PEGLEG with their runway show at SOBE and attempt to eat some free italian food from IL

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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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life: STEVE NASH’S SHOWDOWN IN CHINATOWN CHARITY EVENT

STEVE NASH has to be the nicest guy ever seriously. we met him at dinner at THE SPOTTED PIG and he was just so chill. since then, he’s attended to friday night OPEN PARTY and we kept in touch. he

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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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interview: VANDAL ARTS x VA$HTIE x EARSNOT

thanks for the reminder about this one guys… in 2007, EARSNOT and i attended the SNEAKER PIMPS in NYC where he was doing a live painting. VANDAL ARTS approached us and asked me to interview him for the show. recently,

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muse: CLAYTON PATTERSON – Photographer and NYC Legend!

dude has been photographing and videotaping the downtown scene before it became plagued with chain stores and high rise condominiums. before it was safe to have lunch or walk your doggy in THOMPKINS SQUARE PARK, because the homeless and junkies

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