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Why is Lady Gaga calling for an end to 'fanwars'?

Lady Gaga

Two months ago Aaron Carter, brother of Backstreet Boy Nick, was beaten up on a trip to Boston because, as one of his assailants reportedly claimed: "This is the town of the New Kids." Such territorial clashes remind us that there is nothing new in pop rivalry, it's an energy that labels and artists have used to their advantage over the years.

Asia de Cuba, Covent Garden

Asia De Cuba London

"Isn’t Asia de Cuba a little passé?" asked Tom, my veritable man about Soho. While Tom and I have different tastes in terms of style and fashion (it’s questionable whether we have any sense of either), I saw where he was coming from.