Eminem and Snoop Dogg became bored apes in their latest music video which is a video in an animated form featuring both hip-hop legends so let’s read more today in our cryptocurrency news.
The NFT-supporting rap legends Eminem and Snoop Dogg released a music video featuring animated versions of their BAYC avatars. The song is called From the D2 The LBC and the video opens with a shot of Ethereum preparing to record in the booth. Eminem turns to Ape moments later and morphs into a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT in a live-action universe. The song debuted at the end of ApeFest which is an annual event in Manhattan, New York for BAYC holders.
Eminem is a proud Bored Ape NFT holder and has a Twitter picture to prove it. He purchased the avatar for $452,000 last year but also seems to have acquired 25 other NFTs under the name “shady holdings” on Open sea. Snoop Dogg collaborated with MoonPay to buy one BAYC, two MAYCs, and one Bored Ape Kennel Club companion. Snoop has been immersed in crypto for a while now and the rapper joined the DOGE meme train alogn with KISS bassist Gene Simmons as well as Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Five hours after Snoop published his photoshopped image of the album R&G or rhythm and Gangsta, featuring the Shiba Inu which inspired DOGE the price of the popular meme coin increased 22%. That spring, he launched his own NFT collectible, as well as NFT collaboration with the creator of the economic meme Nyan Cat sold for $35,000 at auction. He doxxed himself as well last year as NFT collecting personality Cozomo de Medici and his wallet at that time he estimated $17 million worth of ETH NFT including nine crypto punks as well.
Snoop announced plans to open a restaurant called Dr. Bombay’s Sweet Exploration whcih is an immersive retail dessert experience that will use the rapper’s BAYC avatar as a theme Snoop also owns digital real estate in the Sandbox and hosts events in the metaverse.
As recently reported, Right before the Oscars, iconic rapper and Oscar winner for “Lose Yourself” back in 2003, Eminem partnered with Nifty Gateway and unveiled his first NFT at Shady Con. The artist born Marshall Mathers is the latest in a line of celebrities that are joining the NFT craze. Eminem partnered with Nifty which is owned by Gemini to release his first NFT.
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