November 29, 2020

Vashtie Kola, Cara Santana Talk Upcoming Projects at Rochas Show

NEW TRICKS: The multitalented Vashtie Kola has turned her hand to a new medium lately. The New York-based music video producer, artist, designer and DJ has added rapper to her list of talents, featuring on Tate Kobang’s “Ready,” released last month and produced by Swizz Beatz.
“It’s the first time I’ve really done music, it was a real out-of-body experience because I normally don’t use my voice in that way,” said Kola at the Rochas show Wednesday afternoon. “I can write, and I can draw and paint and use my hands, but when it comes to using your voice it’s a whole other dynamic.”
For early next year, meanwhile, she has a design collaboration coming up with rapper Nipsey Hussle. To be co-branded under her Violette label and Hussle’s Marathon Clothing, the line will have an East meets West Coast vibe and a Nineties esthetic.
“It’s a time when both coasts were sort of warring with each other but internally having their own issues,” Kola said. “I represent New York and he represents L.A.”
Another intercontinental traveler at the show was actress Cara Santana, who said she was excited about a new television project she has coming up but was keeping mum about the

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