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Lady Gaga Does it Again: Claps Back Hard after Patrick Carney's 'Perfect Illusion' Diss

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Lady Gaga surprises fans while on the Bud Light x Lady Gaga Dive Bar Tour at the 5 Spot where the singer performed three new tracks off her upcoming album "Joanne" on Oct. 5, 2016 in Nashville.

For the second time in a week Lady Gaga has snapped back at a fellow musician's diss of her single "Perfect Illusion." And, once again, she had the perfect response. Let's take you back to Monday night (Oct. 17), when the Black Keys' Patrick Carney said during his "High Standards Music Corner" bit on Vice News Tonight said that the guitars on it sound "so sh---y."

"I'm lost because the guitar at the top of the song sounds so sh--ty -- it sounds like Hulk Hogan is playing the guitar," he said, before coming around and admitting that the track was "growing" on him. Well, Gaga and her Joanne producer Mark Ronson weren't having it. Super-producer Ronson recalled in a tweet that he remembered Carney sitting in his living room and saying one of Ronson's other hits, the diamond-certified "Uptown Funk," just "wouldn't work."

A short time later, Gaga herself weighed in, opining that Carney is not "as snarky as I would be watching him in a guitar death-match w Kevin Parker and Josh F---ing Homme."

Never one to hold his tongue, Carney responded on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 19), posting a video of Hulk Hogan ripping a solo from his "A Real American" video set to the tune of the Rick Derringer song of the same name, counseling Gaga and Ronson to "lighten up and listen up."

One of Gaga's other "Illusion" collaborators, BloodPop, kind of out-Carney'd Carney with his response.

Here's the original Carney video:

No worries, though, Ronson said late Wednesday night that it's all good with his "brother" Carney.

 

The Carney takedown came just a day after Gaga put EDM duo The Chainsmokers said they thought the lead Joanne single "well, sucks." In that case, Gaga simply wrote, "#AYO @TheChainsmokers maybe u guys'll like this 1 better," referring to her latest single, "A-YO."