Kanye West / GOOD Music: Cruel Summer (Official Release Date)


Kanye West is good at rewarding patience, we've known that for a couple of years now, and since his unrelenting, yet secretive promotion cycle for Cruel Summer began a few months ago, we've heard several new cuts from his crew that may or may not be on the album. (We can say with some confidence that the two best songs, "Mercy" and "New God Flow" will most definitely be on Cruel Summer.) What Kanye (and sometimes it feels like every other major figure in hip hop) isn't so good at is keeping release dates. First Pusha T said the album will be out in August, now Def Jam is giving out official word that Cruel Summer is due out September 4th. That's of course subject to change; Kanye's last two releases were both rescheduled and moved back on several occasions. Take your time, Ye. Give us an album full of "New God Flow"'s