For the music video of the song, "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" Thomas and other band members wore condoms on their clothing.In 2003, Thomas and Watkins teamed up with Agouron Pharmaceuticals to create a national education program about HIV/AIDS.
In an interview on The Bert Show on the Atlanta radio channel Q100 on February 17, 2004, Thomas claimed that Usher cheated on her: "Usher did the ultimate no-no to me.... Thomas and the rest of the members of TLC were big proponents of encouraging safe sex.
A track titled "Gameproof," which featured her TLC bandmate T-Boz, was leaked in spring 2006.
On February 16, 2007, "Straight Jack," a track featuring Missy Elliott and produced by Polow da Don was leaked.
The album was once rumored to include work by Missy Elliott as well as tracks produced by T-Pain and Tricky Stewart.
Certain tracks that were intended for the album were leaked from 2006 to 2008.
Thomas began working on her solo album in 2000 after the completion of promotion for TLC's third album, Fan Mail (1999).