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A brief, sordid history of why country music can’t use rap music’s “n-word.”

It’s been quite the trip from N.W.A.’s name to Morgan Wallen’s lips…but that trip’s over now.

Morgan Wallen’s choice last Sunday night to refer to one of his white friends as a “pussy ass n***a” was, to paraphrase the artist’s own words, “an inexcusable embarrassment.” In…