Somebody Else

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"Somebody Else"
Single by Mario featuring Nicki Minaj
Released May 21, 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Length 4:10
  • 3rd Street
  • RCA
Mario singles chronology
"Ms. Chocolate"
"Somebody Else"
"Fatal Distraction"
Nicki Minaj chronology
"High School"
"Somebody Else"
"I'm Out"
Music video
"Somebody Else" on YouTube

"Somebody Else" is a song by American R&B singer-songwriter Mario, featuring vocals from Nicki Minaj. The song was released in the United States as a digital download on May 21, 2013.[1] The record contains a sample of the 1975 song "Remember the Rain", by R&B group 21st Century.[2]


Through his official Twitter page, on May 17, 2013, he confirmed that he has been working with Polow Da Don, for the track "Somebody Else" featuring rapper Nicki Minaj.[3][4] R&B singer-songwriter Frank Ocean recorded a demo of the song[5] as did Chris Brown who considered the song for his album Fortune.[6]

Music video[edit]

The video was filmed on May 25, 2013 and directed by Alexandre Moors.[7] The video premiered on July 8, 2013 on MTV Jams and it was premiered on July 10, 2013 on BET's 106 & Park.[8] The video chronicles the dramatic ending of a relationship as Mario and Nicki square off in the video.

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download[9]
  1. "Somebody Else" (featuring Nicki Minaj) - 4:10

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[10] 4
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[11] 27

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United States May 21, 2013[9] Digital download RCA Records