Don’t hold you breath for a sequel to Cruel Summer: talk that Kanye West would follow his first G.O.O.D. Music compilation with the seasonally appropriate Cruel Winter was just a rumor, Common told New York magazine in a recent interview.
“I don’t think that’s happening,” the rapper and actor said. “It was more of a rumor – cats been creating, but everybody’s been doing their solo album. So that’s what that is.”
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Rumors of the potential project have been swirling for a bit, with both Big Sean and John Legend saying that they’d recorded tracks for the sequel. In a chat with Rolling Stone, Legend said of Cruel Winter: “I have a couple of songs at least on there, and you know . . . we’ll see what makes the final cut for that as well, but I’m definitely involved. I wrote a few hooks for it.” READ MORE