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The blue-collar North Sacramento natives return with a joint EP that perfectly captures the state capital’s unique hip-hop diversity

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Sacramento is one of our more unassuming state capitals in the country. It’s a true working-class city, complete with significance in American history (word to the first railroad) and a terrible NBA team.

Far from the glamour of Los Angeles but an hour outside of the Bay Area, Sacramento sits…


If you’re a sports fan, even a casual one, consider joining or creating a fantasy league

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Does fantasy basketball piss you off the way it does me? No? Fair enough.

I mean, it’s not even real, it’s in the name. So why am I getting so worked up about it?

The truth is that I’m obsessed. The stiff competition, the idea of building a dream roster…


One of the greatest profiles I’ve ever read. Freddie Gibbs is awesome. One of, if not THE, best rappers working, always has been. Now he’s Grammy-nominated!

That’s insane to me. I remember when Gibbs was beefing with Young Jeezy and thinking, “how’s he going to look when he comes out the other side of this?”

Turns out, he’s going to be just fine.


If you’re a sports fan, even a casual one, consider joining or creating a fantasy league

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Does fantasy basketball piss you off the way it does me? No? Fair enough.

I mean, it’s not even real, it’s in the name. So why am I getting so worked up about it?

The truth is that I’m obsessed. The stiff competition, the idea of building a dream roster…


Thank you for listening.

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The Polytickin’ Podcast has been in the making for the better part of four years. The first two spent tinkering with different ideas while fitting in hours of research. The latter half spent applying that research into what would become this little show.

My brother Sefa and I came together…


Studies show that it costs nothing to return your cart. Go figure

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Every team member and sales associate for a retail/big box franchise is familiar with this scene: a customer pulls up to their check lane with a loaded cart and terrible attitude. All merchandise is scanned, bagged, and placed back inside.

The customer pays, a receipt is printed and snatched away…

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