Biography Iggy Pop
James Newell Osterberg, Jr (born 21st April 1947 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States), better known by his stage name Iggy Pop, is a rock singer and occasional actor. Pop is one of the most important innovators of punk rock. Also referred to as "the Godfather of Punk" and "the Rock Iguana", he is widely acknowledged as one of the most dynamic stage performers of rock. Pop was the lead singer of The Stooges, a late 1960s/early 1970s band that featured brothers Ron and Scott Asheton and Dave Alexander and was highly influential in the development of hard rock.