a notorious gang of Newport Beach kids ages 14-18, who usually fixie, or ride skateboards and be, what they call"badass", Most of these kids are pretty popular around there school (Corona del Mar High, and hang out with people who share the same interests.
Alicia- "hey did you hear? grant paeks in some gang"

Kiyana-"oh yeah, he's a culture vulture"
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Someone who steals traits, language and/or fashion from another ethnic or social group in order to create their own identity.
Todd just bought himself a Fubu track suit and changed his name to Tyrone. He is such a culture vulture!
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A person who loves art, music, movies, and dance, and all forms of culture so much that they consume whatever they find, whether or not it's any good. Like birds that scavenge by the roadside, culture-vultures feast on art wherever they find it. They will listen to Mozart in the concert hall or the punk in a club; their clothes are as likely to come from the thrift store as they are a boutique shop; they have Architecture Digest on the coffee table while they watch MTV Cribs. They consult the Oxford English Dictionary but double-check the Urban Dictionary. Culture vultures are especially good at talking about low art and culture with the same insight and intelligence as high art.
While I have always preferred the later symphonies of Beethoven to that infernal racket they play across the hall, when Liz came over, she explained that Beethoven was "giving the finger to the man" just like punk. It wasn't my first clue that she was a culture-vulture. On our second date, she wanted to show me some graffiti across the street from the museum where we saw the Surrealist drawings. We stopped to get a hot dog but she insisted on putting her own Dijon mustard on it, which she pulled out of her knockoff Gucci bag as though it were no big deal. Culture vulture, indeed!
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A scavenger, circling the media, looking for scraps of originality to add to their conceit. They sport eclectic styles and tastes, always recognisable as having been borrowed without adaption or refinement from elsewhere.
David Bowie is probably the best example of a successful culture vulture.

That website was put together by a Culture Vulture
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Someone who is extremely interested in classical forms of art. Their tastes are considered high brow, possibly to the point of annoyance.
I can't get her to do anything normal for fun, man. She acts like summer blockbusters and video games are beneath her, and only likes the old dead stuff - symphony, opera, museums. She's a total culture vulture.
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A toxic, negative team member or employee who thinks only about themselves and as a result they're toxic to team success. A culture vulture thinks only about what the team can do for them, not what they can do for others. Like actual vultures, they rarely attack healthy team members but will attack the weak. Culture vultures will sabotage others to make their own accomplishments stand out. Their negativity kills everyone's results.

*Scientific Classification: Negativus Maximus
The team was incredibly talented but underachieved because Brian and Chris turned out to be total culture vultures and polluted the whole culture with their negativity.
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A person who pretends to be of another race "culture and origin", and makes up a false history to attempt to claim that race "culture and origin".
The Afrocentric Black American culture vulture is trying to claim they are the real Native American Indians. Yet, Black people originate in Sub Sahara Africa and have culture and countries located in Africa.
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A group, nation, or individual who tries to claim/steal or assimilate into a culture that is not of their own. Usually jealous, self-hating and feel they have to justify or prove themselves to others or the world. Feels resentful of the people that fought for them. Basically any Mexican, Polish person or Canadian. Culture Vultures feel inadequate and feel the need to steal a culture or pretend they are cultured, because they have no culture of their own. (Some people would say Americans do not have a culture, however before WW2, they did. Americans indeed have a culture, as do Australians and New Zealanders. Even the more obscure Basque people of Spain have a culture of their own.)
For an example of a Culture Vulture, see: Basically any Mexican, Polish person or Canadian.
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