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Playlist of the Week: Wordsmiths

It's worryingly easy sometimes with hip-hop to completely lose track of the sheer breadth of lyricism which is involved. We all used to marvel at the way KRS-One, GZA or Eminem could just carry on spitting, but there's so much more beneath…

Write For Us About Music

When Cultured Vultures started, the idea was simple - giving budding writers a chance to have their work published somewhere other than their own blog. We wanted to be a platform for up-and-coming journalists, and now, years later, it's…

5 Biggest Album Releases of January 2017

January isn't exactly a month that's known to be inundated with massive album releases. Big pop albums get dropped around the summertime, then others get scattered around the year, but January isn't a usually a big month. However, with the…

10 Best Pop Songs of 2016

EDITOR'S NOTE: A couple of these songs were originally released in 2015, but they were sleeper hits and came to prominence this year in the UK. Now for the best pop songs of 2016. That’s right, ya boy Ryan does say positive things about pop…

10 Worst Pop Songs of 2016

2016 was a real bad year for popular music, so bad that this list could've easily been extended to a top 20, but I don't want to feel like a cynical guy that hates all things that are fun. Here's the problem, though: there wasn't fun in pop…

Single of the Week: Oddisee – Things

To say Oddisee is one of the biggest names to watch in hip-hop would actually be something of an understatement. The best rappers map their lyricism to ideas which hit you head on when the beat does, but take far longer to settle. Since he…

The 45 Best Albums of 2016

So, we're peering over the precipice of this debilitating shitshow of a year, ready to leap over into the murky, uncharted waters of 2017. There's not a lot I can say about 2016 in general terms that won't just be beating the same old,…