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Accidental Racist

Brad Paisley Reacts To 'Accidental Racist' Critics

Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment

Brad Paisley has read most of the "serious criticism" of "Accidental Racist," his ill-fated song with LL Cool J. On the track, LL and Paisley trade of...

Because 'Accidental Racist' Wasn't Strange Enough

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment

What, you mean "Accidental Racist" wasn't strange enough? You're longing for a musical collaboration that's more perplexing than LL Cool J and Brad Pa...

My New Friend Likes Glenn Beck

Joshua McLaurin | Posted 06.22.2013 | Impact
Joshua McLaurin

Whatever your personal reaction to the song "Accidental Racist" may be, the immediate controversy that followed is a reminder that voices appearing to call for unity are subject to intense scrutiny. And that's a good thing.

Colbert Sings 'Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe'

Posted 04.18.2013 | Comedy

It seems universally agreed that Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's "Accidental Racist" is just terrible. "SNL" took a swipe at it over the weekend, and now...

Racism Is Over?

Posted 04.14.2013 | Comedy

Maybe no one liked Brad Paisley & LL Cool J's "Accidental Racist", but they probably just didn't want to admit that the song basically ended racism. A...

LL Cool J Won't Defend 'Accidental Racist'

Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment

LL Cool J addressed the controversy that erupted over his new song with Brad Paisley, "Accidental Racist." The rapper and "NCIS: Los Angeles" star dro...

WATCH: Touré Freaks Out On LL Cool J

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.11.2013 | Media

Brad Paisley and LL Cool J sparked quite the controversy when they released a song together titled "Accidental Racist" on Tuesday. The track outraged ...

Paisley and Cool J on Race: An Old Topic With a New Musical Conversation

Deborah Plummer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices
Deborah Plummer

The media debate about the newly released song "Accidental Racist" by Brad Paisley and LL Cool J demonstrates that race remains a prickly topic for conversation -- even in song lyrics.

ANOTHER Collab From Brad and LL?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment

What, you mean you didn't already get enough of Brad Paisley and LL Cool J with their absurd collaboration "Accidental Racist"? Don't worry, they'r...

Brad Paisley 'Wouldn't Change A Thing' About New Song

Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment

To anyone still hanging on to a shred of hope that Brad Paisley's outrageous new collaboration with LL Cool J was indeed some sort of parody, it's tim...

Is Brad Paisley An 'Accidental Racist'?

Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment

Brad Paisley has released a new song and it is a controversial one, to say the least. Called "Accidental Racist," the song has Paisley wearing a sh...