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Three Takes on Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist'

We ask a panel of three music writers to chime in about the controversial song by the country singer, featuring rapper LL Cool J.

Friday, April 12, 2013

(Brad Paisley (credit: Jim Shea); LL Cool J (Wikimedia Commons))

Here at Soundcheck, we don’t jump on every trending Twitter bandwagon. Our fire truck doesn’t stop at every blogosphere inferno. But if you’ve been killing time on the Internet this week, you’ve probably heard about this …

Brad Paisley released "Accidental Racist" this week on his new album Wheelhouse -- and it's a song so provocative, for so many different reasons, that we just have to talk about it. With not just one person, but three. Joining us are: 


Aisha Harris, Will Hermes and Deborah Evans Price

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