Ricky Reed told Pop Dust
the story of the song: "It started with this dance-hall drum rhythm, and Meghan ran into the studio after an upsetting meeting with her record label," he said. "We started with a rap, and that turned into a chant. Then, we brought in some funk elements. I can't even really put into words what it turned into, but it's a pretty incredible song. It is the core of the album, but more so, it is a gateway drug. It is definitely a perfect introduction to her next musical journey."
"[She was] angry, and we immediately started a concept for the song using that energy," Reed added. "She is very involved with every song and is easily one of the most talented people I've ever been in a room with. This song is very different from what's she's done before. It matches 'All About That Bass
' as far as being unexpected. It's urgent and has a very strong female-forward message."