ChronicTha Realest sustained relatively serious injuries to the foot, having been shot in a drive-by shooting after leaving the studio in which he had just finished recording a song with Tha Dogg Pound Kurupt and Daz Dillinger. The albums contains 17 tracks, close to his initial goal of 18 when he told interviewers:. Living people African-American male rappers Death Row Records artists American shooting survivors births Rappers from Dallas Southern hip hop musicians Gangsta rappers Tupac Shakur impersonators 21st-century American rappers 21st-century male musicians. The music video for his debut single, "Eurry Now and Then" was released shortly thereafter. He is also working on albums with long-time associate C-Bo and underground artist Don Twizzi as well as a debut studio album by The Regime.
These songs had been written by Tha Realest for his solo project which was to be called Inside Out.