|Compilation album by GOOD Music|
|GOOD Music chronology|
|Singles from Cruel Winter|
Background and recording
On June 3, 2016, Kanye West released the first single from Cruel Winter entitled "Champions", which features West, Gucci Mane, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Yo Gotti, Quavo and Desiigner. In an interview with Big Boy's Neighborhood, West confirmed that this was the first song taken from the album.
On September 2, 2016, Travis Scott said that he will be the album's executive producer. He then announced that the album should be released in February 2017.
On September 7, 2016, Travis Scott said on Hot 97 "I would say we have a lot of songs done, how many songs we got picked, I will only say like a handful", he then stated that everybody on the label was involved and it was very youthful.
- "Champions" (featuring Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Yo Gotti, Quavo, Desiigner) & Jaxson (produced by A-Trak, Lex Luger, Mike Dean, Charlie Heat, Derek Watkins, and Noah Goldstein)
- Lilah, Rose (2016-09-02). "Travis Scott To Executive Produce "Cruel Winter," Speaks On Kendrick Lamar Collaboration". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
- Lilah, Rose. "Kanye West Is Debuting The First Single Off "Cruel Winter" Right Now". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- Gordon, Jeremy. "Kanye West Premieres Cruel Winter First Single Featuring Big Sean, Gucci Mane, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, More". Pitchfork Media. Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- Lilah, Rose (2016-09-07). "Travis Scott Says "Cruel Winter" Is "Very Youthful," Updates Fans On Release". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02.