Do you think addiction and suicide is just apart of music like friendly fire is part of war? If you took drugs and depression out of music would it just be empty and half as creative?

What a fantastic question! This issue is super deep, so the video response is long. I may go into a lecture on this one because there is lots to cover here.

The short version is that artists react the way they do in the world to the things they see because their "radar" is much more powerful than the average human.

Watch the video for more.