James Newell Osterberg Jr. Designated the "Godfather of Punk" ,   he was the vocalist and lyricist of influential proto-punk band the Stooges , who were formed in and have disbanded and reunited multiple times since. Initially playing a raw, primitive style of rock and roll , the Stooges sold few records in their original incarnation and gained a reputation for their confrontational performances, which often involved acts of self-mutilation by Pop. With both musicians having relocated to West Berlin to wean themselves off their respective drug addictions, Pop began his solo career by collaborating with Bowie on the albums The Idiot and Lust for Life with Pop usually contributing the lyrics. Throughout his career, Pop is well known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics, poetic lyrics and distinctive voice. Pop's music has encompassed a number of styles over the course of his career, including garage rock , punk rock , hard rock , heavy metal , art rock , new wave , jazz , blues , and electronic. In , he recorded his first and only Top 40 U. Pop's song " China Girl " became more widely known when it was re-recorded by co-writer Bowie, who released it as the second single from his most commercially successful album, Let's Dance
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In late July, in a brief window between professional appointments, Iggy Pop drove to the mouth of Biscayne Bay, so that he could bob in its tropical waters. The extremity of the place—it is both environmentally tenuous and aesthetically vulgar—seems to suit Pop, who, in the late nineteen-sixties, as a member of the Stooges, helped invent and refine punk rock, a genre of music so menacing and physically savage that it is sometimes shocking that Pop has made it to the age of seventy-two. After he moved to Miami, he started swimming every day.
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