Originally from Walsall, in the English West Midlands, classically trained singer-songwriter Jorja Smith moved to South London where she paid for her studio sessions with intermittent shifts at Starbucks. She first started making waves with this cut about police injustice.
"The song is the beginning of my journey, and I wanted to start from home," she told Pigeons and Planes
. "Back home in Walsall is where I started writing, and this song is influenced by what I grew up around."