GOOD Music is an American record label founded by rapper and producer Kanye West in 2004. "GOOD" is an acronym for "Getting Out Our Dreams".
In 2010, the label signed Pusha T, Mos Def, Daniel Yazdi, and Cyhi the Prynce, who was signed in a joint venture with Akon's Konvict Muzik, with the departure of Tony Williams, followed by Consequence.
In 2011, there followed Nigerian artist D'banj and fellow producer Don Jazzy, and a distribution agreement was made with Island Def Jam Music Group. In 2011, Teyana Taylor, Pusha T, producer Q-Tip & many more acts joined the G.O.O.D. Music group.
Late-2012, Kanye West signed teen producer Kidd Cole and Ryan Mcdermott to G.O.O.D. Music
In late 2011, plans were announced for a Spring 2012 release of a G.O.O.D. Music collaborative studio album, later announced as Cruel Summer. It was to be accompanied by a short film. Produced by West's design organization DONDA and shot in Qatar, the film premiered at Cannes Film Festival.
After the release of "New God Flow", the album cover was released.
An additional single, "Clique", was released on September 6.
On July 23, 2012, G.O.O.D. Music officially announced the September 4 release date for Cruel Summer; it has since been delayed until September 18, 2012.
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