Success is Certain is the fifth album by rapper Royce da 5'9" and his last independent album, due for release in August 9, 2011. The first single is "Writer's Block" featuring Eminem, which was released in March 2011. Production for the album will come from DJ Premier, Mr. Porter, Eminem, Nottz, StreetRunner, The Futuristics and The Alchemist among others. Guest appareances includes Eminem, Joe Budden, Kid Vishis and Travis Barker.
 Singles and promotion
The official album artwork and track listing was revealed on July 4, 2011. The artwork depicts a black Rolls-Royce car parallel parked in front of the Detroit Savings Bank. The photo is in black and white. Instead of Royce da 5'9"'s full stage name, the cover shows only "R5'9"" with "Royce" written in smaller font below. The tracklist was revealed the same day with the availablity for pre-order.
"Writer's Block" was announced to be the first single from Success Is Certain. It was released March 29, 2011 on iTunes. The song features Detroit rapper Eminem, but only on the hook. It is produced by StreetRunner, and co-produced by Sarom Soundz. Royce da 5'9" originally reached out to Eminem for this song. Later, they started recording for Bad Meets Evil's EP, Hell: The Sequel. It was confirmed that this would still be used on Royce's Success Is Certain. "Second Place" was released on June 14, 2011 as the second single from the album. It was produced by DJ Premier. There were rumors that Royce had originally planned for this song to feature Raekwon and Method Man, but didn't because of the leak. Later this was confirmed false. "Legendary" was released on July 19, 2011 on iTunes as the third single from the album. All three singles from the album can be streamed at Royce's website.