via Consequence of Sound

B-Real, Sen Dog, and DJ Muggs take us back to the place and time in which they created their iconic sound

Season 15 of The Opus, presented by the Consequence Podcast Network and Sony, travels back to the Southern California in which Cypress Hill’s sound exploded onto the scene.

The sonic sense of urgency in the hip-hop group’s self-titled debut album was a time-and-place thing — a product of late ’80s/early ’90s Los Angeles that was swept up in the tension just before the Rodney King verdict and the uprising that followed.