During an interview, Joe Budden stated that Mood Muzik 4 would be "less dark" than the previous installments. A pre-order of an autographed copy is also available for purchase.
During the recording process, three trailers were released to promote the mixtape.
Snippets of '1000 Faces' and 'Black Cloud' are heard on the first and second trailers respectively, and 'Stuck in the Moment' is featured on the third and final trailer. The mixtape was released for retail sale on November 9, 2010. The mixtape was re-released as Mood Muzik 4.5 on May 24, 2011 with 7 previously unreleased tracks. Producer J. Cardim handles most of the production for the tape. The art direction of Mood Muzik 4.5 was handled by Brett Lindzen.