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…

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,…