Laffy Taffy
by D4L

Album: Down For Life (2005)
Charted: 29 1

Songfacts®:

  • 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 played 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.
  • "Laffy Taffy" was far more popular as a ringtone than as a full song - it sold 500,000 digital downloads, but 3 million ringtones.
  • D4L are 4 rappers from Atlanta. Their name stands for "Down For Life."

Comments: 11

  • Alycia from San Jose, CaWell... ok so again. Laffy Taffy is one of those "Metaphor" songs.. Which uses candy or food to reperesent a womans anatomy.. The reason?? Becasue theyre saying it looks soo good itmakes me want to eat it..So in this particular song "Laffy taffy represents a big boooty" "shake that laffy taffy..
    THe songs states "im looking for misses bubble gum, im mr chicco stick.. i wanna dunana.. cuz u so thick"
    So hes sayin he wants to find that thickest girl in the club to shake it so he can watch..
    theyre from the south, this type of song works well in the club for girls to dance to, and guys seem to agree..
  • Wesley from Oklahoma City, OkYea, this song sucks as bad as "Party like a Rockstar" and "Pop, Lock, and Drop" and other songs that rappers these days think is cool, but sucks when we hear it. Now if you excuse me, I have some Ludacris to listen to
  • Rusty from Raleigh, NcI allways my that song for the girls. That song sometimes make them horny.
  • Matt from Milton, PaKennedy, hip hop was never that great to begin with, and you can't get much worse... This song is catchy, though it sucks... If that makes any sense at all.
  • Steven from Viking, CanadaThis song has to be the gayest piece of s*** that i have ever heard, its because of this song that i am now deaf
  • Yoseph from Cupertino, Cathis song has to b the most annoying the most annoying song that has ever been writen
  • Landon from Jax, FlLaffy Taffy is a song about being in a strip club.
  • Trisha from Okc, Oki agree with kennedy, very bad song, i cringe every time i hear it.
  • Kennedy from Norfolk, VaOne of the most godawful songs I've ever heard in my life. It's stuff like this that is killing hip hop. Or music in general, really.
  • Trisha from Okc, OkWhat exactly is "laffy taffy"? i know it says "metaphors for sex and a woman's body..." but my friend said it meant the fat on a woman's belly. i dont know, someone tell me!
  • Kristyn from Youngstown, OhI ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!
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