Country singer Jason Aldean admits he was unaware of the controversial history of the Maury County Courthouse, the location featured in his music video for "Try That in a Small Town." The video faced criticism for its alleged racist undertones and depiction of violent protests. Aldean states that had he known about the courthouse's past, he would have chosen a different location. He also acknowledges that many Southern monuments have ties to racism and racial issues. However, Aldean mentions his personal connection to the courthouse, as it is located near his residence in Columbia, Tennessee.