Earl Stevens, the rapper known as E-40, wasn’t in Sacramento for Monday night’s Warriors-Kings Game 2. Instead, he was everywhere.
The Philadelphia 76ers were heard playing “Tell Me When To Go” over the PA during their own Game 2 win over the Brooklyn Nets. TNT’s “Inside the NBA” introduced its halftime show for Kings-Warriors with “Choices,” a very funny song that includes the lyric: “You a loser? (Nope) Winner? (Yup) / Starving? (Nope), Dinner? (Yup).” At their shootaround on Monday, the Warriors were exclusively playing E-40 in solidarity, with reporters sharing videos that had them shooting with “Yay Area,” “Choices” and “Tell Me When To Go” blasting in the background. And even the Kings were playing the “NOPE” clip from “Choices” when the home team blocked a shot on Monday night.