Barker told MTV News how he got Lil Wayne on board for this song: "I painted that one up in my head — that's the first song I wrote for my album. I pieced that one together, I knew exactly how I wanted it," he explained. "I [had] played on something for Young Money — they wanted me to do a remix, and I was like, 'Cool.' I had seen Wayne in L.A., and I had talked to him about a verse, so [we were like] 'let's just do [an] even trade.' So, like a month later, I got my verse from Wayne. Man, everything he said, he just killed it. I would get mixtapes and I'd be listening to it in the car, like blaring it, and I'd hear him say my name or something, and I'd be like, 'Lil Wayne just said my name, this is a trip!' Because I'm a fan."