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Drake Tells Kodak Black To 'Set Up A Bitcoin Wallet' Then Sends Over $300K In The Digital Currency

We need more people like Drake in our lives. HipHopDX reports that the rapper recently sent Kodak Black more than $300,000 in Bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency. Kodak Black dropped the dime on the rapper during an appearance on The Breakfast Club. “Drake and I do a lot behind the scenes talking and s—t,” he said. “I ain’t tell nobody this, but the other week that n—a sent me a quarter-million dollars, for no reason. Me and my brother Lance, we in the car and this n—a text me like, ‘You got Bitcoin?’ I was like, ‘Nah.’ He was like, ‘Set up a Bitcoin wallet.’ So I’m putting two and two together, that’s four! S—t, and then over time, those coins got up to like 40 bands a coin. So then that s—t came in and it’s really like $300,000 in my Bitcoin wallet right now.” You can check out the full Breakfast Club interview with Kodak Black below. Kodak Black’s math aside, the news about Drake’s generous gift comes amidst rumors that the two are forming a collaboration or a partnership...

NBA's Spencer Dinwiddie, Ex-Wall Streeter Solo Ceesay Launch New Podcast With CoinDesk & Spotify

NBA player Spencer Dinwiddie — the self-proclaimed “tech guy with a jumper” — and tech entrepreneur Solo Ceesay are taking their talents to the podcasting world. Today, Dinwiddie and Ceesay — also the co-founders of Calaxy app — announced their New Money podcast in partnership with CoinDesk and Spotify in a press release exclusively provided to AfroTech. “With the launch of New Money, we are catapulting traditionally boring conversations on finances into the realm of mainstream entertainment. We have given way to colloquial conversations about new methods of wealth creation in an effort to produce something that could resonate with all audiences,” said Ceesay in a press release. While the now co-hosts are entering new territory, they aren’t new to the “creator economy” as their company, Calaxy, is an open social marketplace for creators by creators. The decentralized social media app brings creators and fans closer through various features while unlocking opportunities for creator...

Jan 12, 2022