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Tune-In Tuesdays #41: Professional Smiler Cassidy King on Being Okay with Not Being Okay

Pop artist Cassidy King explores what it means to “fake it ’till you make it” when everything’s far from picture perfect in her latest, empowering single, “Professional Smiler.”

Recently, we spoke to King via telephone to learn more about what it means to be a “Professional Smiler.” We also got a behind the scenes glimpse into the music video for the track and learned more about the vibrant, refreshingly honest, delightfully candid singer.

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What I’ve Learned From Taking Public Transportation

Standing shoulder to shoulder, smushed together like sardines on a silver bullet that travels 55 mph from either end of the city, a “whoosh” falls upon your ears. The doors open and a school of passengers part the sea of those waiting to board. As you funnel out unto the boarding platform, the strong, unmistakable scent of urine wafts through your nostrils.

Ah, good ol’ public transportation. It may not be the cleanest or most consistent way to get from point A to B, but it has taught me what it means to be free.

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Yesterday… by Mahik’s

Mahik’s reflects upon change and nostalgia for simpler times in her poem, “Yesterday…”

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