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Kanye's New LP 'Cruel Winter' Confirmed By Big Sean

Yeezy's protégé claims the album should be released by Spring 2013...

Big Sean has confirmed that mentor Kanye West is working on the follow-up to his Cruel Summer album.

The rapper's protégé announced during an interview with DJ Semtex that Yeezy's new LP will be released before Spring, but was unable to give a specific release date for the disc, which is apparently titled Cruel Winter.

When quizzed about West's forthcoming album, Big Sean revealed: "Oh God. Swerve. Yeah, you're gonna get it. I don't know about that. You gotta wait and see man, I don't know.

"It can't be Cruel Spring. It's gotta be in a timely fashion. I know I did something for it, for Cruel Winter, and I was like 'Godammit, I need to cut this for my album because it's really good'."

He continued: "But either way, that's how 'Clique' was. 'Clique' was supposed to be for my album and ended up going on Cruel Summer. I was like 'Godammit'.

"I'm still on a song with Jay-Z and Kanye, but it originally was going to be my first single for my next album. We got so many singles that it doesn't even matter."