This is the fourth single by Future, from his debut studio album Pluto. It finds the Atlanta rapper looking for his dream woman. She needs to be, "a hood girl" and "a good girl" but he's only been able to dream about her. In the hook, we hear Future wishing someone would "turn on the lights" so that his dream would become a reality.
Movie director Michel Gondry played live drums on the Late Registration track, "Diamonds From Sierra Leone." The Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind filmmaker happened to be in the studio on a day when producer Jon Brion was setting up a drum kit
"Sloop John B" is a traditional West Indian folk song, and it was a huge hit for The Beach Boys in 1966. They tweaked the lyric, "This is the worst trip since I've been born" to "...I've ever been on" as a wink to acid culture.