Vashtie Kola

Artist + Music Video Director + Entrepreneur
Born Apr 23, 1985

Vashtie Kola, often stylized as Va$htie, is an artist, director, designer, party promoter and entrepreneur.

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    Drake Collaborates With Sotheby's On Black Art Exhibit
    Huffington Post - May 13, 2015
  • Brandice Henderson: Behind The Scenes Of Hfr's Dinner With Bevy
    Huffington Post - Sep 18, 2012
  • Marjon Rebecca Carlos: Black Girl Crush Series, Part 3: Vashtie Kola
    Huffington Post - Sep 10, 2012
  • One On 1: Behind The Scenes With Vashtie Kola Ny1
    Google News - Aug 30, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Vashtie Kola.


2004 19 Years Old She graduated in 2004. … Read More


2005 20 Years Old 2005: Vashtie was signed to Box Fresh Pictures as a director alongside Anthony Mandler. … Read More
2006 21 Years Old 2006: She was asked to re-vamp the company of Island Def Jam as Director of Creative Services. … Read More
2008 23 Years Old 2008: Vashtie starts her own clothing line, VIOLETTE. With an official debut in Fall 2008, the clothing was said to be inspired by "a mix of opposite worlds: uptown and downtown, hip-hop and rock, feminine and masculine, casual and couture".
2009 24 Years Old 2009: Vibe listed the "31 Most Stylish People Under 31" with Vashtie coming in at the 23rd spot among names like Kanye West, Rihanna and Justin Timberlake. … Read More
2010 25 Years Old 2010: Vashtie was featured in a Rachel Roy campaign. … Read More
2011 26 Years Old 2011: The New York Times does a full feature on Vashtie Kola, titled "A Role Model For Young Tastemakers/Her Cool Kids Clubhouse" … Read More


2015 30 Years Old 2015: Vashtie wrote, directed and starred in an art film for Drake's Hotline Bling video.
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