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Mangú (song)

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"Mangú" is a song by Mexican-American singer Becky G. It was released on October 7, 2016 through Kemosabe Records as the second single from her forthcoming Spanish debut album. "Mangú" was written by Gomez alongside others and is the follow-up to her prior single "Sola".

Single by Becky G
Released October 7, 2016 (2016-10-07)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2016
Genre Moombahton
Length 2:59
Producer(s) A.C.
Becky G singles chronology
"Take It Off"
"Si Una Vez (If I Once)"

"Take It Off"
"Si Una Vez (If I Once)"
Music video
"Mangú" on YouTube



Mangú has a Dominican sound to it with Gomez silencing the "s" and lyrically speaks of the singer being wanted by a man that thinks she is a "crazy" American girl, but Gomez says she isn't.[1]

Live performancesEdit

Gomez first performed the song at the Latin American Music Awards of 2016. She later sang Mangú at La Banda 2016 along with Sola.[2]

Music videoEdit

The music video for the song was also released on October 7. Its premise is a continuation of the story in the video for "Sola". The video sees Gomez and her friend stopping at a market store and invite the clerk to go with them. They are seen driving and dancing in the red car. A fourth girl appears in the car with them after going into a house to get clothes. The girls are seen entering a bar and dancing on top of a side table. The clip ends with the girls going to sleep in the car at dawn. The music video has over 27 million views on YouTube as of November 2017.[3]


Chart (2016) Peak
US Hot Latin Songs (Billboard)[4] 47


  1. ^ "Why does Becky G sound Dominican in new single "Mangu"?". October 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Barrera, Juliana (11/10/2016). [ "Becky G conquista el escenario de "La Banda" con la canción 'Sola' y 'Mangú'"] Check |url= value (help). Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ Wass, Mike (10/07/16). "Becky G Is All Grown Up In Sexy "Mangú" Video". Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Becky G Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 24, 2016.