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Album: Monkey BusinessReleased: 2005Charted:
The "That-that-that-that girl" part is sampled from the 1988 song "Sally (That Girl)" by Gucci Crew II. The "I wonder if I take you home" part comes from the 1985 song "I Wonder If I Take You Home," which was the first hit for Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam.
Lyrically, this song mimics the theme of "I Wonder If I Take You Home," which finds a girl (in this case, Fergie), trying to decide if the guy she likes will respect her and stay with her if she sleeps with him.
The beginning sample of the music was copied from a song used in a 1978 Bollywood (the Indian version of Hollywood) movie called Don
Some radio stations play an edited version: "Don't Mess With My Heart."
This won the 2005 Grammy for Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group; it was the Black Eyed Peas' second Grammy.