Kanye West new album gets September release
Published Jul 24 2012, 11:43 BST | By Robert Copsey
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's new album Cruel Summer
has been given an official release date.
The rapper's GOOD Music compilation will be out on September 4, Pitchfork
The record - which was rumoured for release on August 7 - features a string of acts signed to West's record label including Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, Mr Hudson and 2 Chainz.
The set features the star's latest track 'Mercy'
, which was released last month.
Other tracks likely to appear on the album include Pusha T-assisted 'New God Flow', 'Cold' with DJ Khaled, 'Burn' and 'Exodus 23:1'.
A 30-minute short film also titled Cruel Summer
was shown at the Cannes Film Festival last month, which saw Cudi playing a car thief who falls in love with a blind Arabian princess.
It was recently reported that West serenaded his girlfriend Kim Kardashian
at a concert in New Jersey.
Watch the 'Mercy' music video below: