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Album: Down For LifeReleased: 2005Charted:
Laffy Taffy is a kind of chewy candy. The song is a series of candy references that are stretched into metaphors for sex and a woman's body. D4L wasn't the first to explore the naughty side of seemingly innocent candy: 50 Cent had a hit in 2005 with the sweet and sexual "Candy Shop
This was designed as a ringtone and released that way before it was a single. The simple, tinny beat plays very well on cellphones, and exposure as a ringtone helped the song become a hit.
The "Candy Girl" line is taken from the New Edition
song of the same name.
At the time, this became the most legally downloaded single ever.
D4L are 4 rappers from Atlanta. Their name stands for "Down For Life."