Writer's Block is the first official single by Royce da 5'9" that was released on March 29, 2011. The song appears on his fifth studio album, Success Is Certain that was released on the record label Gracie Productions. The song features rapper Eminem, though he only sings the hook and speaks in the intro. It is produced by StreetRunner, and co-produced by Sarom Soundz. "Writer's Block" charted at #199 in the UK and #4 in the US on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles charts. "Writer's Block" is available as a digital download from iTunes, there is no CD single for the song however.
Royce da 5'9" originally reached out to Eminem for this song. Later, they started recording for Bad Meets Evil's first studio debut EP, Hell: The Sequel. Both Royce and Eminem were going to make this song a Bad Meets Evil collaboration for the EP, but it was later confirmed that "Writer's Block" would be used and is now currently on Royce's independent solo album, Success Is Certain.
A music video to accompany the release of "Writer's Block" was first released onto YouTube on 20 August 2011 at a total length of four minutes and forty-six seconds. The music video shows Royce rapping near flame engulfed buildings and driving around the city of Detroit in a luxury car to a club during the first verse. When the second verse starts, Royce arrives at the club to perform in front of a large audience on stage. It is also noted that when the second verse starts, the music will switch to the "Writer's Block (DJ Premier Remix)" version. Eminem does not appear in the video.