House of Wallenberg (ft. Octavia St Laurent) – Be Somebody (video)
House of Wallenberg “Be Somebody” features Octavia St Laurent, star of the famous documentary Paris is Burning, which tells the story of the vogue and ball room scene of Harlem.Released alongside the radio version is the remix “Part II”, which features an additional part by the one and only Neneh Cherry.Sadly Octavia St Laurent passed away before the release of this single. To celebrate her memory, the famous vogue houses of New York, spearheaded by House of Ninja, House of Milan and House of Evisu, came together and gave an epic performance in the accompanying video directed by Petter Wallenberg himself. During filming, a homeless man came up and held an improvised speech about the meaning of being somebody, which is featured in it’s entirity in the breakdown of the video.
The single “Be Somebody” (feat. Octavia St Laurent) including the remix “Be Somebody Part II” (feat. Octavia St Laurent & Neneh Cherry) is released on iTunes, Spotify and all major digital platforms on March 18th.