The album serves as the follow-up to his fifth album Fortune (2012).
The album was preceded by five singles: "Fine China", "Don't Think They Know", "Love More", "Loyal" and "New Flame".
According to , Chris Brown reached out to the site’s Instagram account to swiftly shut down any rumors of a growing relationship between himself and Guzman, telling the site, “Co-parenting. Clearing this up so there isn’t any confusion.” While Chris Brown may be agreeing to co-parent Royalty with Guzman, fans were quick to point out that Brown seemed very adamant about not romantically tying himself to his baby mama.
"But I do get on Instagram and there's people tagging us, or I'll hear a song or something...
Tran has behaved admirably since the split, but the same can't be said for Brown.
He has approached her in public in his attempts to win her back, and even showed up at her doorstep during the wee hours once.
X is the sixth studio album by American singer Chris Brown.
It was released on September 12, 2014, by RCA Records.