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Jay-Z Unveils 'Reasonable Doubt' Album Anniversary NFT Following Damon Dash Lawsuit

Roc-A-Fella Records recently stopped co-founder Damon Dash from selling his own (non-fungible token) NFT of Jay-Z’s 1996 “Reasonable Doubt” album. Now the billionaire Hip-Hop icon has announced that he will be making the sale himself. Variety reports that in honor of the album’s 25th anniversary, Jay-Z has partnered with artist Derrick Adams to create a one-of-a-kind animated digital artwork of the famous album’s cover, which is set to be auctioned off as an NFT in a special single-lot auction. “Over the years Jay has collected and supported my work, and so this collaboration is particularly fulfilling,” Adams said in a statement. “With this NFT project, we jointly embrace the opportunity to further the conversation about how artists of different mediums contribute to a more inclusive society. My portraits aim to capture the sensibility, optimism and beauty of urban life, and in Jay’s work I’ve found tremendous kinship.” According to Variety, this collaboration will be the first NFT...

Njera Perkins

Jun 25, 2021