Conspiratorial followers of the dicey Madonna-Lady Gaga narrative will be quick to note the history here: Kills and Gaga were former labelmates at Cherrytree, and Kills was dodging Gaga comparisons during that time. As for Kierszenbaum, he of course had a big role in Gaga’s launch, serving as A&R for her first two releases and scoring credits on four Fame tracks (he even got a shout-out on “Eh, Eh”). The snake eats its tale.
So, yes, looks like Madonna is certainly up to something.
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