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"I Wanna Be With You" or "I Wanna Be With U" is a song written by Lady Gaga in 2013. The first mention of the song came with a tweet on February 10, 2013 which included the lyric: "I would rather be poor and happy than rich and alone". The song was performed at the iTunes Festival and she explained that the song was written when The Born This Way Ball was canceled.
The song was supposed to be included on ARTPOP, but Gaga opted to replace it with "Dope", A new song created using the melody of the song but different lyrics. Shortly after the iTunes Festival, Bobby Campbell of the Haus of Gaga confirmed that "I Wanna Be With U" became "Dope". The song references her song, "Born This Way" in the line "cause I was born this way"
While performing "Dope" at the final artRAVE in Paris, Lady Gaga performed a short version of "I Wanna Be With You".