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Coming To A City Near You: Megan Thee Stallion And AmazeVR Announce Their First-Ever VR Concert Tour

Megan Thee Stallion has proven time and time again that her mind is one to be inspired by. Her creativity spawned the partnership between her and virtual reality (VR) company AmazeVR in August 2021 to take her “wild ideas and make them into a virtual reality,” as previously reported by AfroTech. Now, in less than a year, the superstar is ready to take the center stage in front of her Hotties — in the metaverse, that is. Billboard reports that Megan and AmazeVR announced their first-ever virtual reality concert tour, Enter Thee Hottieverse. The debut music experience is coming right in time for Hot Girl Summer as it’s set to run from April to July across 10 U.S. cities. “Virtual reality has always been an interest of mine, and I’m glad that we’ll be able to make history with this experience,” Megan said in a statement, according to Billboard. “My hotties will get to watch me perform in a completely different and...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 1, 2022

Stage11 Raises $5.7M To Help Artists Like Snoop Dogg And Akon Monetize Their Work Through NFTs

Set to make a huge splash in the music metaverse, Stage11 is creating an innovative platform to mold a unique experience for artists and fans. The company was founded by Jonathan Belolo — co-owner of Scorpio Music — to develop a new landscape for artists to have a creative outlet to engage with their fans through interactive performances and music worlds. Now the Paris-based startup is one step closer to bringing the metaverse experience to fans due to an impressive seed round led by European venture capital fund, Otium Capital totaling $5.77 million, according to PR Newswire. “As a gamer and sci-fi nerd, It feels like I’ve been dreaming about the metaverse my entire life,” said Belolo in a press release. “Now that as a society we’re on the cusp of making it real, I find myself blessed to be part of an incredible team setting out to explore the new frontier. Building immersive music events and experiences is just the first step. We are on a journey together to reimagine the way...

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 13, 2021