Over the years, Lady Gaga has become one of the biggest pop stars in the world. She’s also made her mark on film, makeup, fashion, and activism – but there was a time when she was just an up-and-coming musician living in NYC. Of course, she wasn’t raised with the name Lady Gaga, but the moniker symbolizes a lot of her lifelong values when it comes to performance, such as authenticity and free self-expression. “I’ve always been Gaga,” she told Rolling Stone in 2009. “I suppressed all those eccentricities about myself so I could fit in. Once I was free, I was able to be myself.” During an . . .