C.I.A. ‎– Cru' In Action!

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Release featuring early works by N.W.A. members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre.

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My Posse (Vocal) 5:24
Jus 4 The Cash$ (Vocal) 4:30
Ill-Legal (Vocal) 4:55
My Posse (Instrumental) 5:24
Jus 4 The Cash$ (Instrumental) 4:30
Ill-Legal (Instrumental) 4:55

Versions (3)

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

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djrun

djrun

December 31, 2004
edited over 12 years ago
referencing The C.I.A. E.P., 12", RE, KC 1017

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
PappaWheelie

PappaWheelie

September 16, 2004
edited over 12 years ago
referencing Cru' In Action!, 12", MRC-1004
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 12 years ago
referencing Cru' In Action!, 12", MRC-1004

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