This is the second single from Blink 182 drummer and hip-hop producer Travis Barker's debut album, Give the Drummer Some. The song features Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Wu-Tang Clan de facto leader RZA on guitars plus the latter's fellow Wu colleague Raekwon on the mic.
Barker explained to MTV News how he got the all-star line up on board: "The song started with RZA and I in my studio, with him playing guitars and me playing drums, just jamming out," he explained. "Then I got Raekwon on it, and I showed it to Tom Morello, who was stoked on it, so he played on it."
The song's music video was directed by Petro Papahadjopoulos (TV on the Radio, Incubus) and simply shows the four friends jamming together. "There was never any corny ideas [for the video]," Barker said with a smile to MTV News. "[It's] just us rocking out. That's what's good about it. The track's raw; it's not candy-coated. This is like 'punch you in the face,' real hype music."
The album title is taken from a 1988 track of the same name from Hip Hop group The Ultramagnetic MC's. The phrase "Give the drummer some" was popularized by James Brown.