The album contains 17 original songs, 15 produced by Vinylz, Tricky Stewart, and Boi-1da with additional production from Dave Young and Noel Fisher. The album also contains two features, one featuring Karrueche Tran and the other featuring French Montana. The album contains twelve tracks in the main body of the album (track listing in order of appearance) and three bonus tracks titled "Defender", "Raymond White" and "The War Song". The track listing for the album was released along with a behind-the-scenes video of the album cover photoshoot by Francesco Carrozzini. A pre-order of the album was made available to Spotify subscribers on October 16, 2015, and was made available for all purchases on November 18, 2015.
The album generated positive critical response from critics and fans. Album reviews praised the album's harmonious sound and musical growth of Brown's career as an R&B artist. The melody and melodicism present on the album has been compared to Bob Sinclar, R. Kelly, Prince, and Michael Jackson and some of the higher songs are comparable to those of Family Values (2001), by Prince, Blackout (1997), by Kelly, or More Than a Woman. It has also been compared to Don't Wake Up and Takeover (2012), by Rihanna.
On October 19, 2015, Brown released the album's second single, "Love Ya". The song was premiered via VEVO.. It was released as the album's second single on November 3, 2015. The song samples "Gangsta's Paradise" (1983). The song has since peaked at number 58 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 7 on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
On November 4, 2015, Brown released the album's third single, "Right Already" which peaked at number 58 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song was produced by Sounwave and features vocals from Canadian rapper Drake. d2c66b5586