C.I.A. ‎– Cru' In Action!

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Kru-Cut Records ‎– MRC-1004
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Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM
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Recorded and mixed at Audio Achievements, Inc.

Music for the def and dumb.

The three performers are credited on the back cover as:
O'Shea Jackson - Ice Cube
Tony Wheatob - Sir Jinx
Darrell Johnson - Kid Disaster

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): MRC-1004-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): MRC-1004-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A): L10972 MRC-1004-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B): L10973 MRC 1004-B
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
KC 1017 C.I.A. The C.I.A. E.P.(12", RE) Kru-Cut Records KC 1017 US Unknown Sell This Version
MRC-1004 C.I.A. Cru' In Action!(12", EP) Kru-Cut Records MRC-1004 US 1987 Sell This Version

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PappaWheelie

PappaWheelie

September 16, 2004
edited over 14 years ago
Macola Records realized quickly that Ice Cube's name was money in the bank once the original 12" of NWA's "Dopeman" became a huge regional hit, so they began reissuing "My Posse" on compilations as an Ice Cube record. Now only if someone can tell me if this CIA 12" predates his writing "House Calls/Cabbage Patch" for World Class Wreckin' Kru...
djrun

djrun

August 11, 2004
edited over 14 years ago

The original C.I.A. record was released under the Macola catalog in 1987. It was available in either the blue Macola Record Co. logo cover or the white and blue lettering picture cover designed by Darryl "Lyrrad" Davis. However, a re-issue of the E.P. has recently surfaced. The origin of this re-release is most likely through former Wreckin' Cru leader Lonzo attempting to exploit the current eminence of Cube. Lonzo is infamous for releasing various Dr. Dre compilations over the past few years in a similar manner. This re-issue is released under the Kru-Cut catalog (KC-1017) in a plain white sleeve jacket with a sticker on the front that reads:

ICE CUBE
THE C.I.A. E.P.
PRODUCED BY DR. DRE