Month: August 2016

An Open Letter to KLR.

Tomorrow, you guys will be starting school. Some of you are freshmen or sophomores and some of you are graduating seniors. The first couple weeks or so of school are always dope; the spot is packed, cypher vibes all around, and of course you’re reunited with the homies. But for the first time in years, I won’t have the privilege of breaking in between classes or grabbing a breakfast burrito with Wet Wormie. For the first time in years, I won’t be part of the KLR routine. During my freshman year at SJSU, I remember passing by club day and seeing linoleum on the floor, bboys doing their thing. There was a homie by the name of Andrew Nguyen, president of the club at the time, who saw my curiosity and introduced himself, then to the other homies. From there the chemistry was instant and I found myself going to The Spot at least 2 to 3 times a week. By the end of my freshman year the KLR homies became some of my closest friends. Andrew …