followed by an album titled 1977 on August 31, 2011, also as a free download.
Def Jam Recordings released 1977 commercially on December 18, 2012 with a modified track list and the new title Terius Nash: 1977. In the nearly three years between Love King and IV Play, The-Dream released the singles "Roc" and "Dope Bitch", which were not included on the final track list for IV Play. The album features guest appearances from Jay-Z, Big Sean, Pusha T, Beyoncé, 2 Chainz, Kelly Rowland, Gary Clark Jr.
He co-wrote Britney Spears' hit "Me Against the Music" from her album In the Zone.On February 28, The-Dream featured on a track released by Kanye West on his Sound Cloud, entitled "Bed Yeezy Season 5 (ft. In addition to his work with Nivea and Rihanna, Nash has written and produced songs for many other notable R&B, hip hop, and pop artists, including J.Holiday, Usher, Yung Joc, Jesse Mc Cartney, Mariah Carey, Karina Pasian, Ciara, Brandy, Diddy, Mary J. In 2009, The-Dream and Tricky Stewart co-wrote and produced the album How to Be a Lady: Volume 1 by the R&B girl group Electrik Red.Nash was arrested in June 2013 in Newport Beach, California for an alleged domestic violence incident but his girlfriend Lydia Nam declined to press charges.Nash was arrested on May 7, 2014 on charges of felony assault and strangulation, reckless endangerment and child endangerment against his then-pregnant girlfriend Lydia Nam for his alleged actions on April 4, 2013 while they were staying at the Plaza Hotel in New York.