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Tune of the Day ~ East L.A. Tacos Mexico Is Setting of New Cardi B Video

4:29 PM PST on March 2, 2019

l Tacos Mexico in East Los Angeles is the setting of a new viral music video by Cardi B and Bruno Mars called Please Me. The video opens with a title card: "Somewhere in Los Angeles."

Please Me has more than 15 million views in the first 24 hours. A Tacos Mexico spokesperson told L.A. Taco that the video was shot last month at the 5120 E Olympic Blvd location. "Representing to the fullest!" the spokesperson said. The video features Bruno's and Cardi's cliques meeting after hours at the 24-hour taqueria.

Tacos Mexico was founded by Antonio Moreno as a taco truck in 1975. The chain and its patented neon red signs became popular during the 80s and early 90s at a time when taquero chains were basically unheard of. It was also one of the first fast-food joints in L.A. to go 24-hours.

Moreno opened the first brick and mortar Tacos Mexico at 913 S. Broadway in 1980, which is still in operation today. At its peak, Tacos Mexico had about 40 restaurants in operation in three states.

You can watch the video below.

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