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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".Read More...
John Legend and Common were the first to have albums produced by G.O.O.D. Music and have received seven Grammy Award nominations between them; Get Lifted with three and Be with four.
Consequence was signed in 2005 through a deal with Columbia Records. In 2007, Big Sean and Kid Cudi were also signed to the label.
In 2008, the label signed Mr Hudson after hearing his debut album with the Library, A Tale of Two Cities.
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.
Big Sean's Finally Famous was the first album released by G.O.O.D. Music with distribution by Def Jam.
Mid-2012, Kanye West signed former Star Trak/Interscope Records artist Teyana Taylor to G.O.O.D. Music.
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.
The first single, "Mercy", was released in April 2012, followed by the video; a second single "New God Flow" was released in July.
After the release of "New God Flow", the album cover was released.
An additional single, "Clique", was released on September 6.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Creepers (Kid Cudi) - 28,280 plays
- Clique (Kanye West, Jay-Z and Big Sean) - 19,152 plays
- Cold (DJ Khaled) - 14,532 plays
- To the World (Kanye West and R. Kelly) - 12,954 plays
- Mercy (Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha-T and 2 Chainz) - 10,977 plays
- Bliss (John Legend and Teyana Taylor) - 9,973 plays
- The One (Kanye West, Big Sean, 2 Chainz and Marsha Ambrosius) - 9,374 plays
- Don’t Like (Kanye West, Chief Keef, Pusha-T, Big Sean and Jadakiss) - 7,763 plays
- New God Flow (Kanye West, Pusha-T and Ghostface Killah) - 7,571 plays
- Clique - 32,036 plays