The New York Times wrote about her in a Style section profile.
Kola was born and raised in Albany, New York, and is of Indo-Trinidadian and Afro-Trinidadian descent.
i’d been asked by music making friends to do the same before, but always shied (by the way i’m shocked that thats the correct spelling of the past tense for “shy”) away from the microphone. it was a real collaboration between two like minded artists…and the first of many!
next up, it was creating videos (more so visuals) that would be paired perfectly with the genius music he’s effortlessly been creating for his mixtape.
Vashtie Kola (often stylized as Va$htie) is an American music video director, filmmaker, artist, designer, creative consultant and disc jockey.
She has been active in the downtown New York City scene for over a decade.
You’d think someone who got booed off BET just about three years ago couldn’t be described as such, or you could (depending on what your views of BET are).
However, having worked with creative forces like Mark Ronson (who he’s also in a band with), and Damon Albarn (Gorillaz frontman), he’s being touted as a breath of fresh air to urban music, and rightly so. I just wanted to find my own niche, research my own music, hang out late at different clubs, do new music and just go to underground scenes and be a part of the culture that was around me.
Photo: Getty Images Starting in just a few hours, ballrooms, nightclubs, and cleared-out living rooms nationwide will host epic parties to welcome 2015…and provide ample excuses for showing off your very "best" dance moves.
Video has emerged of Connor fighting Theophilus London before getting punched by A$AP Bari.
Ian Connor just got into a major fight with Theophilus London and A$AP Bari.
Playing only music from the late '80s and early '90s, the event brought out a mix of tastemakers and celebrities including Dave Chappelle, Jay-Z, Ne-Yo, Jermaine Dupri, Patrick Ewing, Redman, DJ Premier, The Clipse, Maxwell, Chanel Iman, Zoe Kravitz, Grand Puba, Lord Finesse, and Ki D Cu Di.
Although its residency is in New York City, the party has taken place in Miami, Paris and Amsterdam.