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Portraying a "cleaner" image during this short-lived return to the industry, Mase dubbed himself "a Bad Boy gone clean," on the lead single, also titled "Welcome Back".
This new approach to rap was received with mixed reviews.
was released August 24, 2004 through Bad Boy Records and distributed by Universal Music Group.
The album debuted at #4 in the US, selling 188,000 copies in its first week of release.
He felt he was leading people, friends, kids and others down a path to hell, stating that he left to find God in his heart and follow Him.
He declared it was time for him to serve God in his way, saying rap was not real, and that he wanted to deal with reality and that he had become unhappy with what he did, no matter how much it paid.
Uncertain that Mase's album would sell well enough to make up for that type of investment, 50 Cent gave up on trying to bring Mase onto G-Unit.Stason introduced her brother to Cudda Love, a road manager for rapper The Notorious B. Within a week Mase was featured on and also was in the video for 112's "Only You" with Biggie.He also appeared on three massive hits with Biggie and/or Combs: Can't Nobody Hold Me Down, Mo' Money, Mo' Problems and Been Around the World, which reached No.1, No.1 and No. Mase released his first solo LP, Harlem World, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Pop and R&B LP charts, selling over 270,000 copies in the U. its first week of release; it has since gone 4x Platinum in the United States.Mase stated that since the death of Michael Jackson, it has lit the fire inside him and he is ready to come back.He appeared on Power 105.1 to have a phone conversation with "The Prince of New York" DJ Self to discuss his latest attempt at a comeback.