11 Greatest Rap-Rock Songs: Cypress Hill's Picks

Despite the arbitrary genre lines drawn by the music industry bigwigs, rap and rock have had a synergistic relationship since hip-hop started to take shape in the 1980s. And once acts like Cypress Hill came around in the early 1990s, the coming decade was stuffed with mutual influence between the two styles — a relationship that bore many fruits in the heavy music sphere. Cypress Hill MC Sen Dog and drummer Eric Bobo were fundamental to the sonically broad idiom known as rap-rock, so we had them choose the 11 greatest achievements in the pairing's history — from Run-DMC and Beastie Boys to Korn and 311. Watch now.