Rise Up

Songfacts®:

  • This is the lead single and title track from Latino rap group Cypress Hill's eighth studio album. It was their first studio release for six years, their previous record being 2004's Till Death Do Us Part. The album was recorded over the course of three years at lead rapper B-Real's studio, The Temple, in Los Angeles.
  • The song was co-written and co-produced by Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello. The guitarist also contributed to a second track, "Shut 'Em Down." "It was great to work with my longtime friends and comrades Cypress Hill on these two monster rock tracks," said Morello.

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