“I almost feel like we’re a Denver School of the Arts for the streets,” says Adrian Molina, aka Molina Speaks, an MC, poet and music producer, as well as Youth on Record
’s creative director and one of its instructors, or Partner Artists. The nonprofit youth-oriented arts organization celebrated its continued growth with its second annual block party and the release of its first album, Y.O.R. Sessions Volume 1
, which features national artists who recorded songs in the Youth on Record studio. All photos by Kenneth Hamblin III.