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DeJuan Blair's new mixtape "This Is What It Is" has been released

DeJuan Blair shouts out the Wizards and mentions a certain someone Wizard fans care about in his new mixtape.

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If you've read up on DeJuan Blair's life before joining the Wizards, you may know that DeJuan Blair has dabbled in the rap game from time to time. He made his first appearance on the scene in 2010 after his rookie year in this P.O.P. song.

He went dormant for a few years after that, but made a comeback earlier this year with his own song and music video while he was still with the Dallas Mavericks:

But apparently, that wasn't the only song Blair had planned for 2014. Monday, he took to Instagram to announce his new mixtape, which is available for download on for free:

Download On datpiff now!!!! " THIS IS WHAT IT IS" yessir!!!! Bout time!!!! ✔️

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Though the mixtape begins with commentary from a few of his plays as a member of the San Antonio Spurs, Blair shows some love to the Wizards on the track "I try" when he says: "Shout out to the Wizards, they the ones who bought me." He also includes a reference to every Wizard fan's favorite subject on the track "What You In It For"

She in it for purses
Let's Louis V bag it
She in it for rings
Let's Kevin Durant it

I won't bore you by trying to review Blair's mixtape (typically, I leave rap commentary to Nick Bilka) so I'll just share the description of Blair's new mixtape on his page:

The much anticipated mixtape release from NBA Star Dejuan Blair. Besides his love for basketball D. Blair also has a passion to create music and take his fans on a emotional rollercoaster. Working on his musical craft in the studio D. Blair has teamed up with Pittsburgh Heavyweight producer/artist Stevie B. Also artists featured on this project include M. Tomlin, Skinny Boi, Chicken, Drizz and BuBu.

And for the record, there's nothing wrong with an NBA player releasing a mixtape during the season. Even the most dedicated worker need hobbies to give themselves a diversion every now and then. Surely, everyone who is reading this at their cubicle right now is nodding in agreement.