A collective of fathers gained worldwide acclaim after surprising their children with a dance routine at a recital. Now known as The Outta Puff Daddys, these dads have risen to stardom on TikTok.

Their journey began when they crossed paths while accompanying their kids to dance classes. Bonding over shared experiences, they formed a friendship and began crafting entertaining dance routines together. Initially intending to perform just one routine at a recital, the overwhelmingly positive response from the audience spurred them to continue their performances.

Describing their debut routine, the group’s leader, Paul “Jukebox” Jukes, recalled how they “literally took the roof off.”

“The energy was incredible, and the kids in the audience couldn’t believe it was their dads up there,” he shared with Good News Network in 2023.

Since then, the group has expanded to around 50 members, ranging in age from 40 to 60. Through their dancing, these dads aim to challenge stereotypes surrounding mental health.

Their online presence has garnered a significant following, and they have also taken their performances on the road. “Our bond serves as a lifeline for our mental well-being,” their website explains. “We aim to shatter stereotypes associated with traditional masculinity, promoting open conversations about mental health.”

Everywhere they go, The Outta Puff Daddys spread a message of “joy and positivity,” urging their audience to embrace healthier approaches to mental well-being. For Paul, being part of the group provided crucial support during bouts of depression.

“I believe it’s vital for everyone to consistently prioritize and nurture their mental health, just as we do with our physical well-being,” Paul remarked. “This ensures that when challenges arise, we’re equipped with effective coping strategies.”

Do you enjoy watching these dads bust a move as much as we do?

@outtapuffdaddys Move move, shake shake, now drop! πŸ•ΊπŸΌ #fyp #joy #dads #feelinggood #mentalheath #foryou ♬ original sound – Outta Puff Daddys