Cypress Hill is currently creating a new album with DJ Muggs as the producer, according to B-Real.
“We’re in the beginning stages, but moving along smoothly,” DJ Muggs said in a statement, as per NME. “The sound is anti-everything that’s popular and is in a world of its own. The lyrics delivered with the vocal tenacity of a stoned gypsy roaming across the country through the mist. The date of the release is encrypted on the Cypress Hill website.”
B-Real also spoke about what it’s like to have DJ Muggs back as a producer.
“It’s great to have DJ Muggs back at the helm of the production,” B-Real said. “When Muggs, Sen and I work together there’s a chemistry between us that brings forth powerful music. It’s going to be ill, man. He’s got fire and a lot of people have been waiting for us to reunite like that, so we’re all looking forward to it.”
Cypress Hill released its self-titled debut in 1991. In 2012, the group released its most recent project, Rise Up, an album that included work from Pitbull, Marc Anthony, Sick Jacken, Jake One, Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda and Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello.
B-Real recently released Serial Killers Vol. 1 with Demrick and Xzibit.
“The original concept was Serial Rhyme Killers—meaning we were coming in as emcees with all our skill sets,” B-Real said in an exclusive interview with HipHopDX. “The way we write songs created a mentality where we were gonna come in and kill these songs. That was the metaphor, but we decided to dump the rhyme off, and it became Serial Killers. I knew that people would ask about what that name meant, but that’s just a part of it. Any group that comes with a name like that—obviously N.W.A. caught a lot of shit with that name. Slaughterhouse did too, to a certain degree. For us, it’s really just raw-ass Hip Hop. We’re coming to kill the songs and show what we’re doing out here. It’s something new, fresh and different than what’s out there.”
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