What does Ryan Adams scandal say about abuse of power in the music industry?

The New York Times published an investigation this week detailing singer Ryan Adams’ history of alleged sexual misconduct and emotional abuse. He’s accused of engaging in a sexually explicit online relationship with a minor, which the FBI is investigating. And several women accused him of emotional abuse and damaging their music careers. His latest studio album is on hold.



  • Joe Coscarelli - music and culture reporter for the New York Times, author of Rap Capital: An Atlanta Story