The song's inspiration came from a visit Fat Joe made to an LL Cool J concert, where he heard the DJ seamlessly transition from LL Cool J's "Doin' It
" to "Don't Look Any Further." The experience made the Bronx MC reminisce about the days of old school rap.
"It's such a classic, classic song," he told Billboard
magazine. "Nobody touched that sample in a long time. So I wrote it down in my notes and ran straight to the studio. I called Streetrunner and was like 'Yo you gotta flip this, 2017, style because summer is almost coming - this is a summer banger.'"