Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill
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Release date: 30 November 1990
What you hear is what you get: enough cusswords, heavy weapons, trails of dope, lapsed-Catholic imagery, and threats to satisfy Cypress Hill's global fanbase....
WHAT YOU HEAR IS WHAT YOU get: enough cusswords, heavy weapons, trails of dope, lapsed-Catholic imagery, and threats to satisfy Cypress Hill's global fanbase. The formula should've worn thin by now, but somehow DJ Muggs still comes out with a sound that's as fresh, distinctive and competitive as any in current hip-hop. And most of this is down to the inclusion, in places, of...
- Aug 25, 1998
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- How I Could Just Kill A Man (Explicit Album Version)
- Hand on the Pump (Explicit Album Version)
- Hole in the Head
- Ultraviolet Dreams
- Light Another
- The Phuncky Feel One
- Break It Up
- Real Estate
- Stoned Is The Way Of The Walk
- Something For The Blunted
- Latin Lingo (Explicit Album Version)
- The Funny Cypress Hill shit
- Tres Equis
- Born To Get Busy
- The Funky Cypress Hill Shit
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 - Cypress Hill: Wikipedia Album Entry
Cypress Hill is the self titled debut album of Cypress Hill, released in August 1991.
It was both critically and commercially hailed eventually allowing it to be certified double Platinum by the RIAA. It was known for its funk/rock-sampled beats as well as marijuana advocation lyrics.
Steve Huey of Allmusic calls Cypress Hill's debut "a sonic blueprint that would become one of the most widely copied in hip-hop."
Rolling Stone calls it "an album that is innovative and engaging in spite of its hard-core messages."
In 1998, the album was selected as one of The Source Magazine's 100 Best Rap Albums..
The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.72) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."
Spin (9/99, p.148) - Ranked #57 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."
Q magazine (12/99, p.70) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."
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