Cypress Hill - Black Sunday
NME.COM feature on Cypress Hill - Black Sunday album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 30 November 1992
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- I Wanna Get High
- I Ain't Goin' Out Like That (Explicit Album Version)
- Insane In The Brain (Explicit Album Version)
- When The Sh-- Goes Down
- Lick A Shot
- Cock The Hammer
- Lil' Putos
- Legalize It
- Hits From The Bong
- What Go Around Come Around, Kid
- A To The K
- Hand On The Glock
- Break 'Em Off Some
- When The Shit Goes Down
- What go around come around kid
Raiders of the lost... um, what was I saying?...
- Jan 4, 2002
I mean, they're so metal they're gay, right! I mean goddamn it if they ain't just the sweatiest, horniest, man-on-man action-crazed GAYEST band on the planet...
- Jan 15, 2000
The air inside Roseland is as thick as LA smog...
- Dec 15, 2000
Rappers join the party at the Battersea Power Station
Band targetted for 2004 no show
The stoner rappers play an intimate show to launch their new album...
Cypress Hill - Black Sunday: Wikipedia Album Entry
Black Sunday is the second album by rap group Cypress Hill. It was released on July 20, 1993.
It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, recording the highest Soundscan for a rap group at the time. The album went double Platinum in the U.S.
The first single, "Insane in the Brain," became a crossover hit, initiating their following among rock audiences.
The song "Hits from the Bong" was used in the movie How High.
A censored version of the album was also made which removes the song "A To The K".
The booklet to the album contains 19 facts about the history and positive attributes of cannabis.
In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source Magazine's 100 Best Rap Albums.
Rolling Stone (9/16/93, p.64) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...it's the Cypress combo of stark grooves and cinematic gangsta fairy tales that allows them to rule the streets, a formula not messed with on Black Sunday..."
The Source (9/93, p.82) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...a darker sequel....this album is definitely worth buying as it easily rips the frame out of all those Cypress bandwagon jumpers..."
Q magazine (1/94, p.83) - Included in Q's list of `The 50 Best Albums Of 1993.'
Melody Maker (1/1/94, p.77) - Ranked #35 in Melody Maker's list of the `Albums Of The Year' for 1993.
Village Voice (3/1/94, p.5) - Ranked #29 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.
NME (12/25/93, p.66) - Ranked #8 in New Musical Express' list of `The Top 50 LPs Of 1993.'
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