This is a throwback by Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter who is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is born and raised in Houston, Texas in USA.

According to Wikipedia Best Thing I Never Had" is a song recorded in her fourth studio album, 4 (2011). It was released by Columbia Records on June 1, 2011, as the third single from the album. "Best Thing I Never Had" was composed by Patrick "J. Que" Smith, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds , Symbolyc One, Caleb
McCambpell, Antonio Dixon, Beyoncé, and Shea Taylor.

The song was originally not written as a ballad , but was inspired by the drumming on Doug E. Fresh's 1985 single "The Show ". Beyoncé said that both men and women should be able to relate to the song.