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    • Cypress Hill's 'Black Sunday,' the group's second album, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 in 1993.

    • Cypress Hill played at the 1994 Woodstock Festival.

    • Cypress Hill was banned from Saturday Night Live after Muggs smoked a marijuana joint, and after playing their second single "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That" the band trashed their instruments.

    • Cypress Hill released IV which went gold in the U.S. in 1998.

    • Cypress Hill appeared on the first Smokin' Grooves tour, featuring Ziggy Marley, The Fugees, Busta Rhymes and A Tribe Called Quest in 1996.

    • Cypress Hill appeared on the "The Simpsons" episode Homerpalooza in which Homer, Bart and Lisa attend the Lollapalooza-inspired "Hullabalooza".

    • Cypress Hill was originally called "DVX", but the name was changed after Mellow Man Ace (Ulpiano Sergio, younger brother of Sen Dog) leftin 1988 to pursue a solo career.

    • Cypress Hill refers to the place where the first members of the band have lived, who grew up mostly in Cypress Avenue in South Gate, Los Angeles.

    • Cypress Hill is the first Latin rap artists to have Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum albums.

    • Cypress Hill have sold 10 million records in the USA alone by 2006.

    • Cypress Hill formed in 1986.

    • Cypress Hill recorded "Just Another Victim" for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as a theme song for Taz.

    • The band headlined the "Soul Assassins" tour with House of Pain and Funkdoobiest as support, then performed on a college tour with Rage Against the Machine and Seven Year Bitch.

    • With "Insane in the Brain" becoming a crossover hit, the album went double platinum in the U.S. and sold 3.25 million albums.

    • Also with their debut still on the charts they became the first rap artists to have 2 albums in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 at the same time.

    • The band made their first appearance at Lollapalooza on the side stage in 1992.

    • DJ Muggs produced House of Pain's first album, then working with the Beastie Boys and Funkdoobiest.

    • Its single was "Phuncky Feel One," but it was the B-side "How I Could Just Kill A Man" (formerly "Trigga Happy N*gga") that attracted more airplay on urban radio and college radio.

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