2001 (also referred to as The Chronic 2001 or The Chronic II) is the second studio album by American rapper and hip hop producer Dr. Dre. It was released on November 16, 1999, by Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records as the follow-up to his 1992 debut album, The Chronic. The album was produced mainly by Dr. Dre and Mel-Man, as well as Lord Finesse, and features several guest contributions from fellow U.S. rappers such as Hittman, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Xzibit, Eminem, and Nate Dogg.
The sans serif with angled terminals is Russell Square. It was designed by John Russell and issued by VGC in 1973, originally in five weights, with italics for the three lighter weights.
On the front cover, Russell Squareis used with a green glow effect that accentuates the Y2K aesthetic of the album art.