E-40 “Hope I Don’t Go Back”


Along with a single, a Music Video was produced for the song “Hope I Don’t Go Back”, featuring Otis & Shug. A second single, “From the Ground Up”, was also released as a music video, featuring Too Short, K-Ci & JoJo. The album eventually went Gold. In 2013 E-40 ranked what he considers to be his ten best albums, and named The Element of Surprise as his best album overall.

Earl Tywone Stevens Sr. (born November 15, 1967), better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper.