He had plenty of help writing the song, but it came from some time alone reflecting on how he grew up.

The title was in his phone for a long time.  He thought of his buddies back home, beyond family.  They'd been with him since his youth, and they're still his core group.  Looks like he's back from his time away from the biz to build the foundation for his marriage.   Vote Yea or Nay for Sam Hunt 'Kinfolks'