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19-Year-Old NFT Artist Rakes In Nearly $20M Through 24-Hour Public Sale

Imagine being under the age of 20 and having the ultimate come up in the non-fungible token space? One lucky artist doesn’t have to. According to Fortune, Victor Langlois — who is the son of Salvadoran immigrants — has quickly become one of the most successful NFT artists of all time after his 24-hour limited public sale drew in almost $20 million in NFTs. It is the third-largest amount to be sold in the history of Nifty Gateway, a popular NFT marketplace. “It’s been hard for me to process, to be honest,” said Langlois, who is better known under his artist name, FEWOCiOUS, when asked about his most recent success.

Shanique Yates

Apr 8, 2022

A Few Things We Know About About The Gamestop Stock And Its NFT Marketplace

On March 29, 2022, Gamestop stock ground to a halt on the NYSE. TheStreet reports that stock exchange officials ordered that the popular stock — along with the equally popular, and meme-able, AMC stock — stop its trading on Wall Street, based on the fact that the stocks were trading at a higher-than-usual volume and their prices were fluctuating to the point of volatility. This move, according to the outlet, could result in the successful stock-taking an unprecedented nose dive. “GameStop was last seen trading 6.1% lower on the session at $178.00 each, a move that would still leave the stock up 41% over the past month, while AMC fell as much as 12% before trading 2.1% into the red at $28.80 each,” reports the outlet. This bit of news could come as shock to investors, who may have been under the impression that the stock would rally amidst growing reports of their new NFT marketplace. With this in mind, we decided to put together a brief primer for everything you need to know about...

After Being Shutdown For Over A Decade, LimeWire Is Making A Comeback

Remember the trend of downloading music from LimeWire in the 2000s? Now, the platform is making its comeback into the virtual space. After once being defunct in 2010, LimeWire is resurging as a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace “with a focus on music, art, and other entertainment-related content,” according to Bloomberg. View this post on Instagram A post shared by LimeWire (@limewire) In 2021, Austrian brothers and entrepreneurs Paul and Julian Zehetmayr bought the software’s intellectual property rights to bring its takeover from back in the day into a new era where NFTs are the current trend. “The issue with the NFT market is that most platforms are decentralized,” Julian told CNBC. “If you look at bitcoin, all the exchanges are making it really easy to buy, trade and sell bitcoin. There’s no one really doing the same in the NFT space.” He continued: “We’ve obviously got this great mainstream brand that everybody’s nostalgic about. We thought we needed to build a real...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 11, 2022

Jay-Z-Backed Unblocked Teams Up With Primary Wave To Drop New Cypress Hill NFTs

Cypress Hill is, in fact, going out like that. In a press release announcement, it was revealed that the iconic hip-hop group and Primary Wave music have teamed up with Unblocked, a premier NFT company, to launch their first collection of NFTs. Following the release of the Cypress Hill NFTs, Primary Wave will launch a full line of NFTs featuring most of their other artists, including Prince, Bob Marley, Boston, Alice Cooper, Stevie Nicks, Luther Vandross, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and Olivia Newton-John. Unblocked’s goal is to democratize the NFT space, which will make it easier for collectors to get their own piece of digital history from their favorite artists. “Unblocked’s founding team’s vast knowledge and experience in tech, blockchain, and cryptocurrency made them an incredibly compelling partner for us,” says Natalia Nastaskin, Primary Wave Music’s Chief Content Officer, in the press release announcement. “We are seamlessly aligned on our collective approach to...