#LIFTEMUP 

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Music video for World Pride Anthem  2019 

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots that began the movement for LGBTQAI+ visibility and acceptance, we teamed up with NYC musician, songwriter, and DJ, Greko, to release music video for his song #LIFTEMUP. Co-written with RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Sharon Needles, the song is a group collaboration featuring Greko and Sharon themselves, legendary Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry, groundbreaking Broadway superstar Peppermint, and iconic glamour queen Amanda Lepore. Streaming proceeds are donated to LGBTQAI+ charities around the world including Lady Gaga's Born This Wat Foundation.

 

#LIFTEMUP's lyrical message is a simple yet direct reminder to take the time and look out for LGBTQAI+ members who may be struggling. It is our responsibility to empower the most marginalized and embattled among us -- to lift '. When each of us is an individual beacon of strength, we are better equipped to conquer the obstacles facing the LGBTQAI+ community and achieve the fundamental rights and freedoms we deserve.

 

 

 #LIFTEMUP  music video

Performers: Debbie Harry, Sharon Needles, Peppermint, Amanda Lepore, Greko

Production: Blonde+Co

Creative + Co Director: Julie Stahl

Co-Director + Editor: Bourtney Crookes

Associate Creative + Design Director: Cuevawolf

Producer: Rosalind Yale

Exec Producer: Greko, Julie Stahl, Ann Lawlor

DP: Jendra Jarnagin

8mm Shooter: Malcolm Thorndike Nicholson

 

 

 

 

Photography: Liz Renstrom

 

Voguers: Julian De La Blanca Kristian De La Blanca Diogenes De La Blanca Robert J. Mason 

Special Guests: Colin Grafton Michael Musto Breedlove Danielle Tyler Michael T Michael Stewart Traci Danielle Jimmy Webb

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