Up and coming rappers Zarin Micheal (from left), Aaron Alexander, CaviArt (O.T. Watts and James Riley), Ayel (Aaron Leapheart), Kye Colors (J’Kye Slatton), Rory Fresco (Terrell Johnson Jr.) and Dettsa (Justin Walker). The story and videos about these young artists won first place in the 2017 Society for Features Journalism writing contest.
Up and coming rappers Zarin Micheal (from left), Aaron Alexander, CaviArt (O.T. Watts and James Riley), Ayel (Aaron Leapheart), Kye Colors (J’Kye Slatton), Rory Fresco (Terrell Johnson Jr.) and Dettsa (Justin Walker). The story and videos about these young artists won first place in the 2017 Society for Features Journalism writing contest. Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com
Up and coming rappers Zarin Micheal (from left), Aaron Alexander, CaviArt (O.T. Watts and James Riley), Ayel (Aaron Leapheart), Kye Colors (J’Kye Slatton), Rory Fresco (Terrell Johnson Jr.) and Dettsa (Justin Walker). The story and videos about these young artists won first place in the 2017 Society for Features Journalism writing contest. Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

The Star wins 7 awards in national features writing contest

June 13, 2017 6:20 PM