Black Sunday is the second album by rap group Cypress Hill. It was released on July 20, 1993 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 selling 261,000 copies in its first week, recording the highest Soundscan for a rap group at the time. The album went Triple platinum in the U.S. with 3.4 million units sold. Black Sunday is also seen as a hip hop classic and possibly the group's best material to date.
The first single, "Insane in the Brain," became a crossover hit, starting a following among rock audiences. A censored version of the album was also made which removes the song "A To The K".
The songs "Hits from the Bong" and "I Wanna Get High" were used in the movie How High. "I Wanna Get High" was also featured in the vampire junkie film "The Addiction." "Hits from the Bong" was also heard in the film Hall Pass. "Hand on the Glock" is a re-recorded version of the track "Hand on the Pump", from the debut album Cypress Hill. The booklet to the album contains 19 facts about the history of hemp and the positive attributes of cannabis.
The song "When The Shit Goes Down" was included in the movie This Is the End.