Today In Hip-Hop: G.O.O.D. Music Releases ‘Cruel Summer’

On this day, September 18, in hip-hop history... 2012: After amassing one of modern hip-hop's most impressive rosters of popular artists, Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music imprint had achieved a level of cultural impact on hip-hop in the previous regimes. After amassing a stable of artists that consisted of Big Sean, Common, Kid Cudi, John Legend and Pusha T, the label was set to release their Cruel Summer compilation in Fall 2012. Powered by the strength of their artists and numerous hits records, Cruel Summer was a commercial hit for G.O.O.D. Music as it landed at number two on the Billboard charts selling 205,000 ...

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