Today in Hip-Hop: Cypress Hill Drops ‘Black Sunday’

On this day, July 20, in hip-hop history… 1993: Cypress Hill, one of the most infamous West Coast hip-hop forces of the '90s, released their second and most highly-acclaimed album Black Sunday on July 20, 1993. The group maintained a high profile, being the first Cuban-American/Latino hip-hop group to have multiple Platinum albums, as awarded by the RIAA. Black Sunday attributed greatly to this legacy, recording the highest numbers on SoundScan for a rap group at that time, and also going triple-Platinum in the United States, selling over 3.4 million albums. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 261,000 ...

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