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15 Minutes With MKTO: To the Misfit Kids and Total Outcasts

A message to the misfit kids and total outcasts as told by MKTO.
by Cidee Despi, Candymag.com Correspondent
December 18, 2013 06:00 pm

MKTO, a music duo of Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, recently signed under Columbia Records and is set to produce their debut album, Role Models. Recently, their single "Thank You" gathered positive feedback with its upbeat tunes and relatable lyrics.

Their name, MKTO, originally stands for their initials. But more than that, it also stands for what their music usually is for: Misfit Kids and Total Outcasts. This duo makes more than music, they influence. With a history of being bullied, they aim to be a positive factor that kids will look up to.

At a recent press conference, MKTO talked about their experiences before, how it helped them with their music, and how they aim to inspire this generation.

When asked for a quick message to the misfit kids and the total outcasts, here's what MKTO had to say: "Misfit Kids and Total Outcasts are the people who aren't doing the norm. Who aren't like, 'Oh, this is in so I should wear this.' They're just about following their dreams and following their heart. So, MKTO is about, if you're an outcast then just be an outcast. What's wrong with that? Who says being a misfit is bad? Who says being an outcast is bad? It's okay to just be yourself. It's just something that we want to relate to people." 

"Be yourself," they say, "be yourself because yourself is beautiful."
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