Pop juggernaut Lady Gaga is set perform the first ever concert in space, with the Born This Way singer booked to play aboard Richard Branson‘s Virgin Galactic shuttle trip, scheduled to take off in early 2015.
According to US Magazine, the 27-year-old starlet will only be performing a single song, but will have to undergo a month of vocal training “because of the atmosphere”. Right. Science.
The performance will be simultaneously streamed back on planet Earth at the Zero G Colony festival in New Mexico, with Gaga’s space oddity being screened at dawn on the third day of the event. That might be a slightly more accessible way to witness the affair if you’re not one of the celebrities rumoured to have paid $250,000 to be on the flight, like Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
And none other than our favourite drama llama, rapper Azealia Banks, has weighed in on the topic, saying that she doesn’t think Gaga will go through with the gig. “Kudos to gaga for trying to be original. but that space shit sounds hella dangerous. I bet fifty bucks she chickens out and cancels.”
Kudos to gaga for trying to be original. but that space shit sounds hella dangerous. I bet fifty bucks she chickens out and cancels.
— AZEALIA BANKS (@AZEALIABANKS) November 6, 2013
(via Tone Deaf)