PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Vreemdeling
 
Comments: 5
Article views: 4060
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Vreemdeling's badges.
 

REVIEW! Lady Gaga - Live in Johannesburg

03 December 2012, 09:16
"I don't speak South African, but I speak the language of music, and that's how I will communicate with you tonight my little monsters."

Lady Gaga had the 65 000+ strong crowd under her spell when she spoke those words on Friday evening at the FNB Stadium, Soweto, Johannesburg on the first gig of her Born This Way Ball Tour of South Africa.

We’ve never seen Lady Gaga live before – this was her first time in South Africa and she promised to return after the overwhelming “outpour of love for me and my music”.  We sure hope she sticks to her promise because watching her show is like watching an Cirque du Soleil extravaganza – it’s spectacular!

From Mamma Monster arriving on stage on a horse, the gothic medieval castle replica on stage to all her costume changes. She went from alien to fashion doll to dominatrix to rock chick in the two hour concert. And yes, she pushes the boundaries with simulating oral sex performed on her, speaking her mind (“I don’t give a f**k what people say about me”), giving birth to herself on stage and to wearing the now much talked about meat dress and inviting drag queens onto the stage for a “Queen off to find the Queen of the ball”.

We were captivated by the splendour of the stage and the sets, the pumping music (she sings ALL her hits!) and her hyper active back-up dancers. And Cape Town , be warned – Mamma Monster wants to party! She told the Johannesburg crowd, “I don’t give a damn if you’re working tomorrow. I want to party and so you have to drink, get drunk and puke on your best friend sitting next to you.”

Nice! The best part of the show was undoubtedly the giving birth to herself scene as an intro to her mega hit Born This Way. The downside for us was not the concert at all, but the drunk as a skunk guy who stood next to us trying to convince us that he is Rihanna’s best friend and that he’s not “captivated by the show”. Yeah dude, go try your tricks on someone else, but not on us little monsters.
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
5 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Allinone Creation
To be a South African

So The ANC was formed to free the people from slavery, poverty and oppression. Read more...

0 comments 716 views
Submitted by
John Robert Ramsden
Road deaths need attention

I do not understand the logic of Parliament showing such concern for a few lives lost each year in the mines when we lose 18 lives every day of the year on our roads. Read more...

0 comments 144 views
Submitted by
JBee Buthelezi
Tremor in Durban

I also felt the tremor in Durban. Read more...

0 comments 677 views
Submitted by
Graeme Long
The Calamitous World Order and Ho...

I’m a bona fide history nut. Whether it’s a subject, country or person the only sure-fire way to understand it, is to know the history. Read more...

0 comments 1661 views
Submitted by
Cerin Maduray
Saving to Save South Africa's Tre...

At the back end of last year we entered an interest rate hiking period. Mostly notable by the recent 50bps rate increase. Read more...

0 comments 306 views
Submitted by
Nhlane Mohlamonyane
Water in Moutse specifically Ntwa...

We are all more than well aware of the fact that the Country at the moment is experiencing one of the most severe and worst droughts that is has ever had and that the possibility of it breaking soon being hardly unlikely especially so in view of the El Nino effect on our position in South Africa. Read more...

0 comments 104 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2016 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.