The life and times of Iggy Pop
The "Godfather of Punk" turns 75 this April 21
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Iggy Pop is one of music's original bad boys, and one of the most disruptive personalities of the 1970s and '80s. His titles are many, including the "Godfather of Punk" and the inventor of the stage dive. Known for his chaotic and at times unhinged stage performances, complete with self-mutilation, indecent exposure, and peanut butter-lathered antagonism, Iggy Pop somehow survived the height of his lunacy, and in his softer old age has become a darling of the music industry.
Let's look back on the journey that got the incendiary rock icon to where he is today. Read on to find out all about the life of Iggy Pop.
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