'Cruel Summer' is a collaborative studio album by the members of record label GOOD Music featuring 22 artists and headed by Kanye West. The album contains 12 tracks in all and includes West’s close partners such as Big Sean, Common, Kid Cudi, John Legend and Pusha T.
The album's lead single 'Mercy', featuring Kanye and rappers Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz, was released on April 3, 2012 and topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts. Singles 'Cold', featuring DJ Khaled, 'New God Flow', a collaboration between Pusha T and Kanye West and 'Clique', with West, Jay-Z and Big Sean also hit the Billboard charts under top 100 tracks.
Here’s the tracklist of ‘Cruel Summer’:
1. Kanye West and R. Kelly: 'To the World'
2. Kanye West, Jay-Z and Big Sean: 'Clique'
3. Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha-T and 2 Chainz: 'Mercy'
4.Kanye West, Pusha-T and Ghostface Killah: 'New God Flow'
5. Raekwon, Pusha-T, Common, 2 Chainz, Cyhi the Prynce, Kid Cudi, D'Banj: 'The Morning'
6. DJ Khaled: 'Cold'
7. The-Dream, Pusha-T and Ma$e: 'Higher'
8. John Legend, Travi$ Scott, Teyana Taylor, Cyhi the Prynce and Malik Yusef: 'Sin City'
9. Kanye West, Big Sean, 2 Chainz and Marsha Ambrosius: 'The One'
10. Kid Cudi: 'Creepers'
11. John Legend and Teyana Taylor: 'Bliss'
12. Kanye West, Chief Keef, Pusha-T, Big Sean and Jadakiss: 'Don't Like'