Lady Gaga: College Dropout to Queen of Pop

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta withdrew from college when she was 19. She lived in the cheapest apartment she could find and ate the cheapest food she could buy. Her music originally was piano with RnB vocals, but never caught on.

Frustrated with her lack of success, Stefani dyed her hair blonde and changed her name to Lady Gaga, inspired by the Queen’s song “Radio Gaga”. She began changing her style and experimenting with electropop.

Lady Gaga finally caught her break when a record executive at Interscope Records received her electropop music, and signed her on immediately. Later that year she was double signed onto Akon’s label company.

Thus, do whatever it takes to make it. You may need to change your appearance, change your music, or change your style, but keep making music and pursuing your dreams.

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