Rap Is Soulless
Alas. There was a time when the same community created some of the most beautiful and inspiring music this country has ever produced, as showcased on one my favorite local shows, WRUR's Rejuvenation.
The Burned-Over District is a term used by some to describe the region of Western New York in the historical period of 1800-1850. It is also sometimes called the Second Great Awakening with a combination of religious, social and political elements.