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*March 9 marked the 25th anniversary of the homicide of rapper Infamous B.I.G. To memorialize the celebrated hip-hip icon, his property has introduced the first-ever official The Infamous B.I.G. NFT (non-fungible token) assortment.
“We’re enthusiastic about our partnership with OneOf and their experience to memorialize my son Christopher with this primary official NFT drop to present his followers a possibility to take part in and honor their love of him and his music,” says Biggie’s mom Voletta Wallace.
“We’re honored to work with the Christopher Wallace Property to rejoice the unbelievable legacy of Biggie Smalls,” provides OneOf cofounder and COO Josh James. “Utilizing NFT know-how, Biggie’s legacy and his outsized affect on music and tradition shall be endlessly cemented on blockchain, to be honored and shared with followers world wide and for generations to return.”
As reported by Music Business Worldwide, the Infamous N.F.T. assortment shall be minted by OneOf on the “environmentally accountable proof-of-stake blockchain”Tezos. “A portion of the proceeds will go to The Christopher Wallace Memorial Basis, Inc.”, per Stereogum.
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The announcement comes two months after the property of Tupac Shakur unveiled an NFT collection entitled “The Immortal Assortment,” which drops subsequent week.
As reported by Complex, “the four-piece vary was created in partnership with Digital Arts & Sciences and Inconceivable Temporary, one of many world’s main specialists in digital artwork and collectibles,” the outlet writes.
“The four-piece Immortal Assortment is predicated on and related to what Tupac noticed in himself, within the tales he felt have been worthy of telling, and what connects everybody to one another: ARTIST, ACTIVIST, SINNER, SAINT,” a press launch reads.
Check out the drop through the Twitter embed beneath.
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