The cover of their first, self-titeld, album features a photo of the self-immolation of Thích Quảng Đức, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk, in Saigon in 1963. The monk was protesting President Ngô Đình Diệm's administration for oppressing the Buddhist religion.
Tom Morello played guitar on two songs in the Cypress Hill album [Rise Up], "Rise Up" & "Shut 'em Down"