My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Calls Modern Country “Uneducated and Racist”

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Calls Modern Country “Uneducated and Racist”

As My Morning Jacket readies to release a new album called The Waterfall, frontman and songwriter Jim James spoke to Rolling Stone about the prospects of the band ever having a big radio hit. But the question would be, where? Jim characterized pop radio as “such a waste of time,” and then had some pretty scarring words for country.