The movie was filmed in Oakland during the summer of 2017 concurrently with Sorry to Bother You (2018).
The "kill a hipster save your hood" shirt that Miles receives refers to a song by rapper, George Watsky. Watsky himself has a cameo in the movie as the employee at the Kwikway.
Miles and Ashley's son Sean is named after Rafael Casal's nephew. Rafael wrote and performed a poem called "A.D.D." about his nephew Sean and the over-diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder.
The opening montage is set to Verdi's "libiamo ne' lieti calici" ("Let's drink from the joyful cups!") a duet with chorus.
"The Regiment Horns" listed in the closing credits for music are also the Horn Section for Justin Timberlake, on both the 20/20 Experience, and the Man of the Woods recording and tours. They also have appeared with Talib Kweli, Ne-Yo, Bruno Mars, Usher, and many many others.
In Patrick's house, Miles is boxing up two portraits and Patrick says, "Dountes and Santiago can't be facing each other, they do not get along". The portraits are of Daveed's father (Dountes) and Rafael's father (Santiago).