About Iggy Pop
James Newell Osterberg Jr., known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the “Godfather of Punk”, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor. He was the vocalist of influential proto-punk band the Stooges, who reunited in 2003, and is well known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics.
Iggy Pop’s music has encompassed a number of styles over the course of his career, including garage rock, punk rock, hard rock, art rock, new wave, jazz and blues. Though his popularity has fluctuated through the years, many of Iggy Pop’s songs have become well-known, including Search and Destroy and I Wanna Be Your Dog by the Stooges, and his solo hits Lust for Life, The Passenger, and Real Wild Child (Wild One).
In 2010, the Stooges were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.