FILE - Brad Paisley performs during The Inaugural Ball at the Washignton 

FILE - Brad Paisley performs during The Inaugural Ball at the Washignton convention center during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Southern white men don't usually drive racial dialogue. For as long as race has riven America, they have been depicted more often as the problem than the solution. So the country music star must have been unsurprised at the days of widespread criticism of his new song "Accidental Racist," which details the challenges facing a "white man from the southland" and then features LL Cool J rapping from a black perspective. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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FILE - Brad Paisley performs during The Inaugural Ball at the Washignton convention center during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Southern white men don't usually drive racial dialogue. For as long as race has riven America, they have been depicted more often as the problem than the solution. So the country music star must have been unsurprised at the days of widespread criticism of his new song "Accidental Racist," which details the challenges facing a "white man from the southland" and then features LL Cool J rapping from a black perspective. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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