Xiao Hu Dui (Chinese: 小虎隊), also known as the Little Tigers, were a Taiwanese boy band formed in 1988. The band consisted of Alec Su, Nicky Wu and Julian Chen. The trio rose to fame during the late 1980s, achieving success in their native Taiwan and throughout Asia. Their success led to the recognition, popularity and creation of Taiwanese idol boy bands and other pop acts. Xiao Hu Dui are cited as the first idol band. After a brief hiatus, the group disbanded in 1995. The three members went on to pursue solo careers.
^Chung-kuo Hsien Tai Wen Hsüeh 2005 "..the disbanded idol pop group Little Tigers and young heartthrob Jimmy Lin."
^Asiaweek Volume 19 1993 p51 "Lion City teens know him as a former member of Taiwan pop group The Little Tigers."
^Guang Hua – Volume 17 1992 p. 119 "He notes that the Little Tigers average sales of about 300,000 in Taiwan for each record, and however you figure the ... From the early days of "natural popularity" to today's more exacting operations, Taiwan's pop music has really learned that ..."
^Paul Clark Youth Culture in China: From Red Guards to Netizens 2012 1107379237- Page 119 "In 1990 a group of high school students formed Matchbox (Huochaihe), inspired by Taiwan boy band Little Tigers (Xiaohu dui). The following year, twenty-two high school soloists or groups competed in a national contest for high school pop ..."
^Geremie Barmé Shades of Mao: The Posthumous Cult of the Great Leader 1563246791 1996 p 190 "Xiaohu dui was a teeny-bopper Taiwanese group of the early 1990s."
^Xia Xiaojie (夏小芥) (2010). "No One Can Replace You in My Memory" 《没人能取代记忆中的你》. 《青年文摘》 [Youth Literary Digest] (in Chinese). 8. Beijing: China Youth Press. pp. 18–19. ISSN1003-0565.