‘Win for the Mexican K-pop stans’: Video of MUSTB cumbia dancing in Texas goes viral

  • K-pop boy group MUSTB became the first K-pop artists to perform in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas on Sep. 30.
  • During their performance, they were joined onstage by the Houston-based norteño band Grupo Control, who taught the K-pop act the choreography to the former’s song “Tao Tao,” which MUSTB had danced to in a prior TikTok video.
  • A clip of MUSTB cumbia dancing with Grupo Control went viral on TikTok, amassing over 4 million views and 900,000 likes.
  • The K-pop performers recently released a Latin-inspired EP titled “La Señorita” last month.

A TikTok video showing K-pop boy group MUSTB cumbia dancing on stage in Texas has gone viral. 

The clip posted on Oct. 1 by user @NastyNasty94 includes text that reads, “POV you attend a k pop concert in South Texas,” and has raked in over 4 million views. 

@natnasty94 This was so cute, I kinda expected it but kinda not 🤩 @MustB #kpop #kpopfyp #mustb #texas #taotao #kpopconcert #mustb ♬ original sound – Natale

MUSTB were on South Padre Island on Sep. 30, becoming the first K-pop artists to perform in the Rio Grande Valley. They held a fan meet at the BanzaiKon anime convention the following day. 

They were dancing on stage with the Houston-based norteño band Grupo Control, who were invited to MUSTB’s show after the K-pop act danced to their song “Tao Tao” in a prior TikTok.  

@official_mustb 머스트비 카우보이 삼총사 🤠 #taotao #mexico #fyp #mustb #머스트비 #추천 ♬ El Tao Tao – Grupo Cincontrol

Grupo Control and MUSTB thanked one another in respective Facebook posts. 

Amassing over 900,000 likes and 9,000 comments, the clip has been well received by netizens. MUSTB commented on the TikTok clip, writing, “Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Grupo Control coming to our concert was a surprise. We weren’t told they were visiting until few hours before.”

One user wrote, “literally just won the hearts of the Hispanic community with this.”

Another inquired about MUSTB, writing, “THIS IS SO CUTE WHO ARE THEYYY😭😭”

Another user cheered, “WIN FOR THE MEXICAN KPOP STANS🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽.”

MUSTB’s full performance of the dance was posted to YouTube. 

Their visit to the Rio Grande Valley and collaboration with Grupo Control aligns with the release of their Latin-inspired comeback EP, “La Señorita,” last month. 


Feature Image via TikTok, TikTok

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