Lady Gaga Reveals "Exotic Dancing" Pictures From Her Youth: "It's A Long Way To The Top"

5 October 2012, 13:06 | Updated: 5 October 2012, 13:24

The 'Bad Romance' singer has shared several pictures of herself go-go dancing in New York years ago.

Lady Gaga has opened up about her days as an exotic dancer after several pictures of the 'Born This Way' singer performing at a club emerged online.

The 'You & I' star tweeted fans with links to several pictures of her go-go dancing that were posted on her social networking website Little Monsters, commenting that it is "a long way to the top".

"Old photos of me are surfacing it seems," Gaga tweeted today (5th October). "Here I am exotic dancing for $$$ #ItsALongWayToTheTop #IfYouWannaRocknRoll."

View a picture of Lady Gaga performing as a go-go dancer in her younger days below (Credit:

"And here's another go-go night," Gaga added alongside a second picture. "I remember takin home 400 bucks feelin like a baller. #PayingForThemDemos."

Check out a picture of Lady Gaga during her dancing days below (Credit:

'Marry The Night' singer Lady Gaga has openly spoken about her days on the go-go dancing circuit in New York City in her youth, and was a regular performer at several burlesque clubs before her career took off.

Last night (4th October) Lady Gaga issued a statement clarifying why her Kendrick Lamar collaboration wasn't included on his new album, claiming she hadn't wanted to "compromise musically" on changes his team had suggested for the song.

Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way Ball' world tour continues with a show at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain tomorrow night (6th October) before moving on to shows in Mexico and South America at the end of October.