"Every time I reach a new peak, I see a new one that I want to climb.
Maybe I should rest and admire the view, but I can't. I've got to keep on pushing. Why? I don't know. I don't know what motivates me. I just know I've got to do it." This is a quote by the artist known as Madonna. Indeed, she reaches peeks, both high and low. She is one of the biggest female popstars of the twentieth century. Madonna is an artist who knows how to take everything she does to an extreme. She is known as a controversial singer, actress, dancer, songwriter, and has become one of America's biggest and most well-known stars in the late 1980s and still going today. Madonna's aggressive behavior, outspoken personality, and insistent acts of sexuality, along with her great efforts to push the limits of the acceptable, have brought her tremendous success in America and abroad. Madonna did and continues to make strong statement through her music. She has been criticized for being controversial through her lyrics, music videos, her book, and through many of her actions. .
Madonna was born on August 16, 1958, in Bay City, Michigan. Her real birth name is Madonna Louise Ciccone. Before Madonna began her superstar career, she attended school at the University of Michigan. Before she even attended college, she was already well talented in the field of dance. This was the main reason she continued onto .
college. However, she began to get bored with her college education and her stay in college was brief. Within the next two years she dropped out of the University of Michigan and decided to pursue a career elsewhere. She believed that she had greater opportunities in these careers in a large, diversified metropolitan city like New York City. Once in New York City, she joined a band and began writing musical notes, lyrics, and songs. This was the start of her music career. This was also the start of identifying a desire in audiences that was previously untapped.