"I've been living a lot in Chicago, mostly, and I actually find Chicago to be really, really cool about me and what I do," Gaga told Sirius XM. "It became a big source of inspiration on the album with R. Kelly and DJ White Shadow, who is from Chicago, and also just becoming interested in how Chicago music affected French house and techno music as well as German techno and house music. It just sort of became something that I really became obsessed with. And they let me go out and have drinks. ..."