Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, August 28, 2014

Big Ten fans know Robbie Hummel as a talented basketball player and a tireless worker who battled injury throughout his Purdue career. He's also a jokester, and he showed it Wednesday in a series of tweets. For no particular reason, Hummel took to Twitter – and Instagram – to announce that he was "in the studio grinding" on his first hip hop album: "ROB: Road to Redemption."

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His first tweet:

The Timberwolves PR handle didn't believe the news:

Hummel played along:

He even asked for some help:

"The ACL can burn in hell." Check out these lyrics!

The fun was short-lived: