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Lady Gaga has become the most influential Pop music artist of our time. An artist's job is to take an image, be it through words or sound, lyrics or song; that explains what it's like to be alive at that time. What makes Lady Gaga's art so unique is that it captures the period we're in right now. Lady Gaga has in the last year and a half become a household name. Maybe you have heard one of her catchy tunes on the radio, and have had the lyrics stuck in your head all day. Perhaps you have seen one of her crazy outfits on TV. Whatever the case Lady Gaga has proven whether it be through music, or fashion that she knows how to grab people’s attention, and to make sure that the public don't forget who she is. Though thought to be new to the music industry to many, she actually has been around for a long time, working behind the scenes with many artists, and learning the game that they call “The Fame”. She has inspired a generation to never be afraid of expressing identity and to embrace what they were born to be.
So who exactly is Lady Gaga? Gaga was born on March 28th, 1986 in New York City. Her full name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, though today she only answers to Lady Gaga or Gaga. She taught herself how to play the piano by the age of four, and began writing music, and performing in clubs in her early teen years. She was a very good student in school but nothing was as important as music. She always took part in the musicals, and sang in her school's chorus. While in high school she said she never felt as though she fit in. “I used to get made fun for either being too provacative or too eccentric.”( Gaga, Lady. Harpers Bazzar. Interview. Web. http://www.harpersbazaar.com/magazine/feature-articles/lady-gaga-interview). At the age of 17 Gaga was admitted to New York University’s Tisch School of The Arts. There she...
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