Few weeks ago, YelaWolf dropped his third studio album under Shady Records, “Trial by Fire” which reportedly was commercial failure. Some sources say that the album sold under 10,000 copies in the US and debuted at #42 on Billboard 200.
The album received praise from critics. HotNewHipHop gave it 84 out of 100, saying “He once was lost, and now Yelawolf has found himself again.” HipHopDX gave 4 out of 5. XXL magazine also praised the album and Allmusic gave it 3.5 out of 5.