Director Elizabeth Banks told People
the six songwriters were inspired by "Independent Women
," Destiny's Child's theme song for the 2000 version of the movie. That tune found Beyoncé, Kelly, and Michelle spelling out to men just how little they needed them. Banks said:
"I feel really grateful that this incredible group of artists took inspiration from these films as well and felt like working together as women, and [it] thematically matched up with the exact movie that we were making."