We here at HipHollywood.com are a bit, well, confused. If you listen to country singer Brad Paisley and LL Cool J ‘s new song, “Accidental Racist”, it’s hard to believe the song is, well, real. On the track, Brad actually sings the following lyrics: “I’m just a White man, coming from the South Land, trying to understand what it’s like not to be.”
As the song progresses, you expect a Funny or Die meter to pop up, but it doesn’t. Instead you get LL rapping, “Dear Mr. White Man, I hope you understood, what the world is really like when you’re living in the hood. Just because my pants are sagging doesn’t mean I’m up to no good. You should try to get to know me. I really wish you would.”
Look, we love Mr. Smith, but this certainly isn’t Michael Jackson’s, “Black and White.” And while we appreciate the duo’s attempt to improve race relations in the United States with their introspective duet… we’re not sure it hits the mark they were aiming for.
Watch it for yourself and you be the judge.
It’s Litty! Migos, Jaden Smith & More Turn Up At ‘Bright’ World Premiere
Netflix definitely made sure the world premiere for their new flick Bright was lit!
Before the films stars including Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Edgar Ramierez and Noomi Rapace hit the black carpet, Migos surprised fans with a pop-up performance.
Smith’s son Jaden also rocked the packed crowd at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood.
Artists featured on the soundtrack BRIGHT: THE ALBUM including Portugal The Man, Machine Gun Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, Kiiara, Slushie, Grey, Dram, and Bebe Rexha also hit up the premiere.
Will also snapped some fun flicks with his son Jaden before greeting fans and speaking with reporters including HipHollywood.
He told HipHollywood that he was super excited to reunite with his Suicide Squad director David Ayer for the film, and would “work with him whenever he wants to.“
“I love his madness how he creates,” gushes Smith. “How he thinks about scenes, the way he works with actors, it’s some of the best psychological work of any director I’ve ever worked with.”
In the film Smith plays an LAPD cop in a mythical world of orcs, elves and fairies … and Ayer told us, he couldn’t think of anyone better for the role.
“We had such a good time on Suicide Squad together and this role is kind of perfect for him, it’s an edgy movie, buts it’s funny. He’s got the best sense of humor of anybody I know.”
BRIGHT debuts on Netflix December 22. Peep the newest trailer below.
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