Are Lady Gaga And Jay Z The New Warhol’s, Basquiat’s?

A week before she dropped her Inez & Vinoodh-directed video for “Applause,” Lady Gaga declared a “pop emergency,” insisting she was compelled to drop the new ARTPOP single after an unfortunate Internet leak.

Soon, the song was everywhere, with the 2013 VMA performer tweeting in frantic all-caps about the jam. The tweet most telling of the current musical climate? “I CAN’T BELIEVE THEY BLEEPING OUT KOONS THEY THINK IM SAYING THE C WORD.” Yup, popular artists have officially become a part of the pop music world — in a way we haven’t seen perhaps since the Andy Warhol era — and radio, obviously, needs to catch up.
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