Pop and Dance Success: Madonna left the Breakfast Club in 1980 to work with drummer Steven Bray.Madonna and Bray soon began shopping their demos to record labels. Her first dance single "Everybody" hit #3 on the dance chart.Born: August 16, 1958 - Bay City, Michigan Quote From Madonna:"Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another."Madonna Trivia Fact: Madonna was a dance major at the University of Michigan before dropping out of college.
A remix album You Can Dance appeared in late 1987 but failed to sell well.
The decade became one of ongoing controversy sparked by Madonna's sense of artistic independence.