On July 19, 2012, 30 second snippets of The Mighty Death Pop!, Smothered, Covered & Chunked, and the other two bonus albums pre-packaged with The Mighty Death Pop! were released on amazon.com. A day later, the snippets were removed from the website per Psychopathic Records' request. On August 8, the album along with The Mighty Death Pop! and its other bonus albums were all released early in the 13th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos. The Smothered, Covered & Chunked Cover Songs CD was designed by a local Detroit artist and designer Patrick Hatfield www.hatfieldis.com  and features traditional and digital illustration and design.
On January 9, 2013, it was announced that a music video for the cover for Jump Around was in production. The music video for the song was released on February 1, 2013 via Psychopathic Records' YouTube channel.
Insane Clown Posse contacted Fred Durst, as they sought to record a collaboration that no one would expect. Violent J said that Durst didn't want to be paid for his contribution to the album, as he "was just happy and surprised that we wanted him on it."Boondox was originally announced as having an appearance on "Mind Playin' Tricks On Me" during the Mighty Death Pop! infomercial, while the final released version featured Anybody Killa instead.
Reviewing The Mighty Death Pop! for The Daily Blam, Kevin Skinner favorably reviewed Smothered, Covered & Chunked, calling it his favorite of the bonus discs, but did not assign the bonus album a star rating.The Oakland Press also considered it to be the best of the bonus albums.