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Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill

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Famous as :

Rap music group

Birth Date :

1988

Birth Place :

Los Angeles, California

Claim to fame :

Album "Black Sunday" (1993)

Biography


Cypress Hill were originally named DVX, but changed their name after member Mellow Man Ace left the group in 1988. A year after the name change, they were signed to Columbia Records and started working on an album. Their self-titled debut effort "Cypress Hill" was out in 1991 and gave them a meteoric fame as the album sold million copies in the U.S. alone and was certified a double Platinum.

Their second album "Black Sunday" surpassed the success of its predecessor. It debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200, becoming the band's first chart topper. The selling number hit more than 3 millions mark, earning them a triple Platinum. While completing their next record, they performed in a number of shows, including Woodstock Festival, Lollapalooza and a college tour with Rage Against the Machine.

Latest News


Cypress Hill Sued for Copyright Infringement Over 1990s Song

September 14, 2010 06:53:38 GMT

Hip-hop veterans and Apple executives have been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit over a song released almost 20 years ago. The bosses of California-based Drive-In Music Company have accused the group of illegally sampling a portion of The Music Machine tune "Come on In" on the band's 1991 track "How I Could Just Kill a Man", which was released on Cypress Hill's self-titled debut album.
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Artist of the Week: Cypress Hill

April 19, 2010 05:57:15 GMT

Six years after releasing "" in 2004, finally make a comeback with a new album "" this year. The Latino group are gearing to drop their next studio installment in the U.S. on April 20.
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Video Premiere: Cypress Hill's 'Armada Latina' Feat. Pitbull

April 09, 2010 02:25:55 GMT

Everyone is out dancing under the sun in a music video for 's new single "Armada Latina". B-Real, Sen Dog and pack into Los Angeles' Mariachi Plaza, which is decorated with colorful balloons and small flags, along with a bunch of friends.
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Snippet of Cypress Hill's 'Armada Latina' Music Video

April 08, 2010 08:52:49 GMT

After teasing "Armada Latina" music video through set pictures, now bring forward a 30-second snippet for another preview. Along with , the Hip-Hop group's two members, B-Real and Sen Dog, are seen hitting an outdoor place decorated with colorful small flags and rapping to the camera.
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New Official Trailer and Clip for 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' Released

April 07, 2010 03:41:46 GMT

New videos which give preview to "" have made their way out online. After a new trailer played during "" screenings has been leaked, Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted the official version. A full-length clip which follows 's Dean at an eatery has also been aired during "".
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'American Idol' Top 9 Recap: Katie Stevens and Casey James Shine

April 07, 2010 03:39:39 GMT

The top 9 contestants of "" belted out songs from - songbook. McCartney sent his well-wishes to the contestants through a video before Aaron Kelly opened the show with "The Long and Winding Road". said it indeed felt like a long and winding road. encouraged him to change his usual performance while called it "very old-fashioned, and very boring."
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Lady GaGa, Erykah Badu and Green Day Lined Up for Lollapalooza

April 07, 2010 03:24:18 GMT

Musicians billed to rock this year's Lollapalooza Music Festival in Chicago have been announced by organizers on Tuesday, April 6. Appearing on the performers list are dance queen who often offers theatrical stage act for her performance, who recently landed in hot water for appearing naked near the spot where John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and whose latest studio album "" is picked up for Broadway play.
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Video Premiere: Cypress Hill's 'Rise Up' Feat. Tom Morello

March 30, 2010 04:06:28 GMT

have debuted a music video for their new single "Rise Up". The band are seen performing the song in front of black, white and red graffiti graphics along with their featured guest 's guitarist .
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Teaser for Cypress Hill's 'Rise Up' and 'Armada Latina' Videos

March 26, 2010 08:41:55 GMT

have filmed two music videos; one is to support single "Rise Up" and the other is for another song "Armada Latina". The Hip-Hop group then spilled the beans on what to expect from the two clips on their MySpace.
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N-Dubz Blast Brit Awards Committee

January 21, 2010 09:36:27 GMT

British rap group have blasted Brit Award organizers for snubbing homegrown talent in favor of American acts at this year's ceremony. The "Playing With Fire" hitmakers are only nominated for one award at next month's bash, for their collaboration with . And they're convinced they deserve more.
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Tom Morello Takes Part in Cypress Hill's Comeback Album

January 21, 2010 08:27:40 GMT

Guitarist has joined on the rap act's comeback album. star Morello will appear on the title track of "Rise Up" and another tune when the new release hits stores in April 2010.
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Snoop Dogg Signed Cypress Hill to Priority Records

January 16, 2010 07:57:59 GMT

Rap mogul has made his first big move as a record company executive - he has signed "" to Priority Records.
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