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Miami Dolphins' Jarvis Landry Shares Music Snippet: Is This From His Long-Teased Mixtape?

Jarvis Landry runs on the field before the start of the NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Miami Dolphins on Nov. 27, 2016 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
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Jarvis Landry runs on the field before the start of the NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Miami Dolphins on Nov. 27, 2016 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

We’re in the doldrums of the NFL offseason, the post-Super Bowl period where fanatics are thirsty for more football and players have a little extra time on their hands. Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry is apparently using it to work on the mixtape he told us about last summer. Sunday on Instagram, the Louisiana native posted a few sneering bars, thanks to a video peek at his Logic Pro tinkering.

“I just want the life without the commentary/ just want the love like it’s February,” opens the snippet, with Landry’s calendar-appropriate musings landing over a sparse, ominous beat. In last year’s interview, he told Billboard the project was “about 65 to 70 percent done” and that it would contain exactly zero features. So if it does come to fruition, fans will get to hear plenty of what’s been on the mind of the three-year pro.

 

Putt'n something together for y'all..

A post shared by Jarvis Landry (@juice_landry) on

 

“I like to talk about my life,” he told us. “So for me -- kind of like Drake -- If you want to know what I’ve been doing or where I’ve been, listen to my lyrics; it’s all in there.”

Landry just helped the Dolphins make the playoffs for the first time in eight years and entered an offseason where he has reason to expect his first major contract extension. In other words, he’s on the precipice of getting paid for the first time, something that’s worked as a mixtape theme at least once or twice before.

Give the clip a listen and see how Landry’s rap game stacks up to that of another moonlighting NFL’er, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. He released a 10-track tape last year under the name “Juice,” which just so happens to be Landry’s nickname on the field. Not that we're trying to cause a beef or anything...

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