Grammy-nominated artist Doja Cat is taking the NFT wave in stride with her latest collection release. The R&B singer is set to launch her custom-curated NFT marketplace, Juicy Drops, along with her debut NFT collection on Friday, April 23rd.
Doja Cat Cracks Into The NFT Space
Doja Cat’s new NFT project is a joint collaboration with Intellectable Holdings, an NFT firm. Doja is also reportedly partnering with toy designer BOOMTRONIC for her upcoming collection, which word has it will feature items that are inspired by her 2021 Grammy Awards performance.
Doja Cat is taking on the red-hot market for non-fungible tokens with the launch of her own curated NFT marketplace, Juicy Drops, and the debut of her first NFT collection this Friday. (Billboard)
Eminem’s NFT Comes Right After ‘SNL’ Parody
Recently, “Saturday Night Live” comedian Pete Davidson impersonated rap god Eminem on a parody song about NFTs, getting an assist from rising rap star Jack Harlow. In real life, Slim Shady himself is now on the NFT market, partnering with Nifty Gateway.
We’re excited to announce that @Eminem is dropping this Sunday – April 25th on #NiftyGateway!
Akon Cracks Into NFT Hustle
Music veteran Akon‘s newly-announced non-fungible tokens (NFTs) platform aims to “supercharge and empower” fellow artists.
Music mogul Akon, whose birth name is Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, announced the Akoin team behind the cryptocurrency AKN has partnered with Taqo.io to launch the AkoinNFT platform for NFTs. It has been a challenging time for creatives, with many unable to resume activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, NFTs have seen growth by creating opportunities for struggling artists and their fans. NFTs are cryptographic assets that can have variable features. They have been used to represent a wide range of unique tangible and intangible items, from art to collectible sports cards to virtual real estate and even digital sneakers. (Coin Desk)
Akon even went to his Instagram page to let people know his NFTs platform is aimed at more than just musicians.
“One of the most amazing artist I’ve come across @bouboudesign_ (look forward to his NFT on #AkoinNFT #senegal”
Tekashi 6ix9ine Cracks Into NFT Hustle
In April, New York rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine‘s own Tekashi.digital storefront was presented as the go-to location to secure his NFT release. It included two pieces of unique 3D animated artwork integrated with memorable clips from his music that took place during a 3-day auction to the highest bidders.
In addition to the 2 rare auction pieces, the NFT sale features 3 uniquely animated 6ix9ine cover art integrated with full versions of his biggest hits. The sale of each animated NFT is divided into a gold version, limited to 125 pieces per song and a silver version, limited to 1000 pieces per song. The auction pieces create unique experiences for the owners where the assets bridge the digital and physical world.
Tek also issued a statement on his new NFT rollout.
“No other artist can do it like me, no other artist can put up my numbers” boasts 6ix9ine. “I even have my own standalone storefront setup for my fans and NFT collectors. Everyone else isn’t on their own platform. I got my own platform. Ah ha ah ha.”