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West Coast rap legend E-40 has stepped forward to formally welcome NBA superstar Kevin Durant to his hometown Golden State Warriors.

40 went to Instagram Monday (July 4) with lit posts about KD’s arrival.

Yay areeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!

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#mood Welcome to the Bay where the players play @easymoneysniper 👌🏿👍🏿💯

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The former NBA MVP’s longtime hip-hop pal Wale shouted out Durant for heading west.

https://twitter.com/Wale/status/750037757943279617

Durant penned an open letter Monday (July 4) and explained his painstakingly tough decision to leave his Oklahoma City Thunder to join the star-studded Warriors.

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Once the news went viral, rapper Lil B announced his Durant curse had now been lifted in light of his decision.