Saint Jhn originally wrote this song for Beyoncé to perform several years before he collaborated with her on "Brown Skin Girl." He told Apple Music host Ebro Darden that back in 2016 someone from Bey's team got word to him that Beyoncé was looking for ideas. So he set out to write something the "Halo
" singer had never done before. "In my mind, if Beyoncé did that at the time, it would have been revolutionary for what she was doing," he added. "She ain't never do this. And they passed. And I had to put it out, because it's too good."