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MKTO To Take Over Alumni Hall On March 23

Musical duo MKTO will take over the HUB’s Alumni Hall March 23, thanks to the Student Programming Association. The group, composed of Malcolm Kelley and Tony Oller, will perform at 8 p.m. Like other SPA-sponsored events, it will be free for students with a Penn State ID.

Oller and Kelley met while filming the popular Nickelodeon program Gigantic. They played best friends on the show, and soon became close in real life as well; MKTO are the combined initials of their names. Following their Nickelodeon ventures, the two went separate ways. Oller starred in CSI: NY and The Purge, a horror flick. Kelley is best known for his role as Walt Lloyd on Lost.

Musically, MKTO blends sounds of pop, hip-hop, and R&B to produce its unique songs. After covering their favorite tunes, the duo dropped its first single after signing with Columbia Records. The track is called “Thank You,” a hit that garnered over three million YouTube views in its first three days. “Classic”, MKTO’s latest single and a summer hit, has eclipsed 46 million views and peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100.

SPA will also be bringing in Steve-O of Jackass fame to entertain students with a comedy routine only three days before MKTO’s performance.

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