Time 4 Sum Aksion

"Time 4 Sum Aksion" is the second single from Redman's highly acclaimed debut album, Whut? Thee Album. It features production from Erick Sermon and Redman that contains a sample from Lowell Fulson's "Tramp".

"Time 4 Sum Aksion"
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Single by Redman
from the album Whut? Thee Album
ReleasedJanuary 12, 1993
Recorded1992
GenreEast Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop
Length3:24
LabelDef Jam
Songwriter(s)Reggie Noble
Lowell Fulson
Jimmy McCracklin
Lawrence Muggerud
Roger Troutman
Producer(s)Erick Sermon, Reggie Noble
Redman singles chronology
"Blow Your Mind"
(1992)
"Time 4 Sum Aksion"
(1993)
"Tonight's Da Night"
(1993)
Audio
"Time 4 Sum Aksion" on YouTube

Song informationEdit

Its chorus is a repetition of the phrase "Time 4 Sum Aksion" which is sampled from "How I Could Just Kill a Man" by Cypress Hill.

It is a popular song within hip hop and has been referenced by Common in his song "Sum Shit I Wrote" and Masta Ace in eMC's song "What It Stand For?". It can be found on the Def Jam hits compilation, Old 2 New, New 2 Old.

Steve Huey of Allmusic has referred to it as a "slamming party jam".[1]

In popular cultureEdit

Single track listEdit

A-SideEdit

  1. "Time 4 Sum Aksion" (LP Version) (3:17)
  2. "Time 4 Sum Aksion" (Remix) (3:15)

B-SideEdit

  1. "Time 4 Sum Aksion" (Remix Instrumental) (3:12)
  2. "Rated "R"" (LP Version) (3:21)

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