The song was recorded and mastered in 30 minutes. Lil Xan recalled in a Genius
"I was with my homie Steven and. We record out of a really ghetto garage. 'Slingshot', 'Betrayed,' all those songs were recorded in a ghetto, bougie garage. It's just a vibe, you know? The writing is easy there. It just comes naturally. In bigger studios, I can't really catch a vibe like that. I'm not gonna lie, I probably wrote that song in 20 minutes, but I knew when I wrote it this was something different that people haven't heard from me yet. I went in, laid it down and everybody was f---ing with it heavy, so it was insane."