This promotional single finds Missy Elliott linking up with Timbaland. Missy's frequent collaborator co-wrote and produced the track and also delivered the hook. The song was released concurrently with "Triple Threat" on September 17, 2012, marking Missy's first new solo material since 2005's The Cookbook.
The song finds Missy and Timbaland using a baseball metaphor to highlight their return. "Now I'm in the 9th inning, thought I fell off ain't quite finished," Missy spits. Timbaland explained on Hot 97: "The music game is in a bad state, so we're in the 9th inning like World War 2 and we have to come in and try to salvage what's left of it."
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift earned an entry in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for the fastest-selling digital single. It reached the #1 spot on iTunes just 50 minutes after its release.
Bruce Springsteen wrote "Blinded By The Light," which was a #1 hit for Manfred Mann's Earth Band. The "Madman Drummers" line is a reference to Springsteen's first E-Street drummer, Vinnie "Mad dog" Lopez.