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Cypress Hill
Cypress Hill

Background information
Origin South Gate, California, United States
Genre(s) Hip-hop
Latin Rap
Rap Metal
Years active 1988—present
Label(s) Columbia Records
Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Sony Music
Priority Records
Ruffhouse Records
Associated acts D12
Snoop Dogg
John Frusciante
Pearl Jam
Tom Morello
Rage Against the Machine
Beastie Boys
House of Pain
Sonic Youth
Website Website
DJ Muggs
Eric Bobo
Sen Dog
Former members
Mellow Man Ace

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Cypress Hill is an American Latino hip hop group from South Gate, California. Originally called DVX, the name was changed after Mellow Man Ace left to go solo in 1988. Cypress Hill was the first Latino group to have platinum and multi-platinum albums, selling over 18 million albums worldwide. They are one of the most well known groups in West Coast rap and are critically acclaimed for their first two groundbreaking albums.

Rise Up (2010) Till Death Do Us Part (2004) Stash (2002) Stoned Raiders (2001) Live at the Fillmore (2000) Skull & Bones (2000) Los grandes éxitos en español (1999) Cypress Hill IV (1998) Unreleased and Revamped (EP) (1996) Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom (1995)

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Gallows To Support Cypress Hill At London Gig

May 7, 2010
Galllows will support Cypress Hill at their one-off show in London next month, it’s been announced. The hip-hop group are set to play Brixton Academy on June 15.  Read more 

Cypress Hill: 'Guns N' Roses Are Sh*t Without Original Stars'

April 23, 2010
Cypress Hill rapper B-Real says he doesn’t consider Guns N’ Roses to exist in their current line-up. Frontman Axl Rose is the only original member still performing with the group following the exodus of several members including guitarist Slash.  Read more 

Cypress Hill Announce London And Glasgow Gigs

April 8, 2010
Cypress Hill have announced details of two headline UK dates. The hip-hop collective will play Brixton Academy in London on June 15 and Glasgow's Academy on June 16.  Read more 

Cypress Hill To Support Rage Against The Machine At Finsbury Park

February 22, 2010
Cypress Hill are reportedly supporting Rage Against The Machine at their Finsbury Park victory gig - Rage Factor - this summer. Festival website efestivals is listing the rap collective as 'confirmed' on the line-up page for the June 6th free event.  Read more 

Cypress Hill Slam Guns N Roses 'Chinese Democracy'

October 28, 2008
Cypress Hill frontman B Real has attacked Guns N' Roses forthcoming album 'Chinese Democracy'. B Real claimed the album, which is released next month after a 14 year wait, is no longer representative of the group.  Read more 

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