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Snoop Dogg Claims He Received A Payout Of Less Than $45,000 After Earning 1 Billion Streams On Spotify

Snoop Dogg has revealed how he was able to win big with non-fungible tokens (NFTs) alongside his son after the low payout he received from streaming on Spotify.

Dec 11, 2023

Lil Yachty Settles Lawsuit With NFT Platform That Raised $6.5M In Venture Capital Funds Using His Likeness

An NFT platform is being held accountable for using the name and likeness of Lil Yachty.

Apr 12, 2023

Lockerverse Equips Diverse Creators And Athletes To Build Wealth By Selling Assets On The Blockchain

Three founders combined their backgrounds to launch an innovative technology platform that’s attracting the likes of Savannah and Bronny James.

Apr 3, 2023

Justin Bieber Blew $1.29M On A Bored Ape NFT — Here's How Much It's Worth Today

Remember when rapper Mike Jones had everyone singing, “Back then they didn’t want me. Now I’m hot; they all on me?” If there were a reverse meaning to this lyric in object form, it would be the popularity of NFT collections. Several months ago, non-fungible tokens (NFT) were all the rave. Almost every week, there was an announcement about a different influencer or organization turning their product or experience into an NFT. And while some financial experts predicted the depreciation of some NFTs, many didn’t think they would plummet in value as quickly as they did.

Nov 21, 2022

Saints Linebacker Demario Davis Teams Up With Local New Orleans Organizations To Teach The Power Of Web3 To The Youth

Athletes across the spectrum have been heavily involved in their communities for some time — from Lebron James founding I Promise School to Serena Williams investing in the next generation of tennis players. There is no shortage of Black athletes dedicated to ensuring that youth are equipped with the tools to be successful, and New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis is not one to be left out of the conversation. In a culture where parts of society suggest athletes “shut up and play,” sports players like Davis ignore that jargon and invest valuable time and resources into the communities that matter to them. Through a partnership with New Orleans, Louisiana’s Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), Davis led a three-day workshop as a part of a summer program. Courtesy of the Youth Empowerment Project

Aug 17, 2022

Tiffany & Co. To Launch Collection Of 250 NFTs For $50K A Piece

Luxury brand Tiffany & Co. is ready to ride the non-fungible token (NFT) wave. The company announced the launch of NFTiffs in a bold move to reach young and wealthy collectors. The collection will be available through CryptoPunks — one of the early pioneers of NFT collections — on Friday, Aug. 5. To no surprise, NFTiffs’ selling price is quite hefty, as only 250 NFTs will be up for grabs. The selling price is $50,000 (30 ether) and each customer can purchase up to three NFTs. “These clients obviously skew a bit younger than our [classic] client base. It’s an anonymous [population], it’s not like you know who owns what, but what we generally understand is that they are younger and very affluent, a lot of them made large amounts of money in the crypto sphere. People need to understand that a lot of the things in their world are linked to luxury like desirability, scarcity, trends — they understand the ups and downs,” said Tiffany & Co. Executive Vice President for Product and...

Aug 2, 2022

Exclusive: 'Boondocks' Producer Carl Jones Details Once Leaving A Deal On The Table — 'I Decided to Walk Away'

Producer Carl Jones has been making waves in animation since the critically acclaimed series, “The Boondocks” hit the airwaves in November 2005. His work in the space has evolved over the years, but one thing has remained consistent — Jones’ commitment to remaining true to himself throughout it all. What’s more, he has even stepped away from deals that wanted him to change his approach to his art. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Boondocks (@boondocksbootleg)

Jul 28, 2022

LimeWire Reunites With Soulja Boy To Relaunch As A NFT Marketplace After Once Revealing The Company Played A Part In His Success

LimeWire is back for good. LimeWire_is_back_for_good.mp3 #LimeWire returns in full power, with high-profile #NFT drops from the world’s best-selling artists. Don’t miss out on all exclusive drops. Register now: #digitalcollectibles #web3 — LimeWire (@limewire) July 7, 2022

Jul 15, 2022

Ja Rule To Use A Portion Of Proceeds From His NFT Sales To Donate To HBCUs

Ja Rule will be giving back to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the help of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Jul 5, 2022

Never-Before-Heard Stories Centered Around Kevin Hart's Life Are Making Their Way To The Metaverse

Comedic genius Kevin Hart will be giving his fans a more in-depth look at his life.  

Jun 29, 2022

The Christopher Wallace Estate, OneOf Launch NFT Collection That Allows Fans To License A Freestyle From Biggie

Biggie Smalls and his legacy continue even further, thanks to a partnership with OneOf and The Christopher Wallace Estate.

Jun 23, 2022

90s Nostalgia And The Metaverse: How Martin Lawrence and Bun B Are Making Their Marks With NFTs

Diddy and Caresha had the world reconsidering relationship goals this week, but none of that hoopla stopped the next batch of investors from checking out what non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are new to the market. Investors, look no further. AfroTech is back with another roundup of NFTs that we believe are worth checking out.

Jun 10, 2022

Coco Gauff Drops First NFT Collection With Autograph To Represent For Gen Z In The Web3 Space

Fresh off her match at the French Open, Coco Gauff is giving her fans more to look forward to with the launch of her new non-fungible token (NFT) collection with Autograph. As AfroTech previously told you, the Tom Brady-backed platform connects brands and high-profile individuals in sports, entertainment, and culture. The platform has already welcomed Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, and Usain Bolt and now, Gauff is taking a seat at the table.

Jun 9, 2022

Snoop Dogg And His Son, Cordell Broadus, Step Into The Metaverse With An Interactive Dessert Restaurant Concept

Snoop Dogg is crip walking all across every industry as he builds his music portfolio. Snoop Dogg Crip Walk GIF from Snoop Dogg GIFs From acquiring Death Row Records to making investments in Klarna, Snoop Dogg is putting the world on notice that there is no limit to his business pursuits. New to the list of his assets is the world’s first NFT restaurant group.

Jun 7, 2022

Summer Time Vibes: How Pharrell Williams, This Cigar Club, And More Are Launching NFTs To Start The Season

Kandi Burrus’ “legs and hips and body, body” may have the internet in a proverbial chokehold right now just ahead of the summer, but that’s no competition for the viral hype of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Kandi Burruss Rhoa GIF from Kandi Burruss GIFs As we head into Memorial Day weekend activities, we couldn’t leave you without some insight into the latest collections to join the NFT community. Check out the newest NFTs we’ve been watching.

May 27, 2022