Champions

Album: Cruel Winter (2016)
Charted: 71
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Songfacts®:

  • This monster posse track was released as the first single from the G.O.O.D. Music compilation Cruel Winter, the follow-up to 2012s Cruel Summer. The celebratory anthem premiered on June 3, 2016 on Big Boy's 92.3 radio show just minutes after Kanye announced it on Twitter.
  • The guest heavy song features verses by Migos member Quavo, Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, and Yo Gotti while Desiigner and Travi$ Scott croon the hook. In an interview, Yeezy described the track as featuring "The Avengers of Rap."
  • Travi$ Scott wrote the track back in 2013. When it was released, he tweeted props to Kanye: "I wrote Champions like 3 year. I wasn't gonna use it this ni---. Ye is a visionary."

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