Ariana Grande wrote the explicit song with her go-to collaborators Victoria Monét, Tommy "TBHits" Brown, Tayla Parx, and Mr. Franks. The other credited writers are:
Scott Nicholson, who is one of Ariana Grande's choreographers and backup dancers. He has appeared in several of the singer's videos, including "Thank U, Next
." Nicholson came up with the "just gimme them babies" line on the first verse, earning him his first ever writing credit.
Peter Lee Johnson arranged the song's fluttering strings. Other Grande tracks he arranged the strings for include "Winter Things
" and "Needy
Grande's Hawaiian music producer friend Xavier "Xavi" Herrera.
Albania born, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Albert Stanaj.
Mr. Franks, Xavi, Peter Lee Johnson and TBHits produced the song.