Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom
Studio album by Cypress Hill


October 31, 1995


September 1994 - April 1995


The Compound
(Los Angeles, CA)
Larrabee Studios
(Hollywood, CA)
Ameraycan Studios
(North Hollywood, CA)
36 Chambers Studios
(Staten Island, New York City)


Hip hop, West Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, Latin hip hop




Ruffhouse Records / Columbia / Buzz Tone Entertainment


DJ Muggs, RZA

Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom is the third studio album by Latin-American Hip hop group Cypress Hill. It was released in October 31, 1995 via Ruffhouse Records, Columbia Records and Buzz Tone Entertainment. Recording sessions was mostly taken place at The Compound in Los Angeles, Larrabee Studios in Hollywood, Ameraycan Studios in North Hollywood and 36 Chambers Studios in Staten Island, New York City from September 1994 to April 1995. The majority of production on the album was handled by DJ Muggs with exception of one track produced by RZA. Guest appearances includes RZA and U-God (of Wu-Tang Clan).

The album proved to be another major success for the group, In this album, the group turned towards a more darker, tranquil, slower and spookier sound with their beats. The album went platinum in the U.S. with 1 million units sold.

Cypress Hill III: Temples of Boom spawned the singles: "Throw Your Set in the Air", "Illusions" and "Boom Biddy Bye Bye".

Track listing Edit

  1. "Spark Another Owl" - 3:40
  2. "Throw Your Set in the Air" - 4:08
  3. "Stoned Raiders" - 2:54
  4. "Illusions" - 4:28
  5. "Killa Hill N*@!as" (feat. RZA and U-God) - 4:03
  6. "Boom Biddy Bye Bye" - 4:04
  7. "No Rest for the Wicked" - 5:01
  8. "Make a Move" - 4:33
  9. "Killafornia" - 2:56
  10. "Funk Freakers" - 3:16
  11. "Locotes" - 3:39
  12. "Red Light Visions" - 1:46
  13. "Strictly Hip Hop" - 4:33
  14. "Let It Rain" - 3:45
  15. "Everybody Must Get Stoned" - 3:03
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