Wisner released his debut EP Boston's Boy
of which this song is the lead single, on the independent 1st Round label. He was still a senior at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut at the time and the recording surprised many by topping the iTunes hip-hop charts, beating out the likes of Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled. The following week this song, which borrows from Annie Lennox's hit "Walking On Broken Glass
," entered the Hot 100.