Sunday, August 14

Snoop Releases ‘Decentralized Dogg’ NFT Like It’s Hot



Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg debuted his first non-expendable token (NFT) collaboration with artist Ryan Colditz (Coldie) at the final release of the Decentral Eyes Portrait Series.

The NFT “Decentralized Dogg” was coined in Super rare on November 29 at 7:15 PM UTC and will be up for auction until December 3. SuperRare is an NFT digital marketplace serving buyers willing to pay for more exclusive parts.

The NFT is a stereoscopic 3D collage of 10 different portraits of Snoop Dogg from various stages throughout his life, underlined by an original NFT-inspired soundtrack of Snoop. At the time of writing, the highest bid was 169 Ether or around $ 760,000 at current prices.

Snoop’s long-time investment and innovation partner Nick Adler told Cointelegraph that NFT’s downfall is just the “beginning of Snoop’s work in the NFT and art space.”

He indicated that depending on how well the NFT performs, Snoop would be “absolutely open to future collaborations with Coldie or other iconic NFT artists.” Coldie He told Cointelegraph that Snoop’s management contacted him directly to collaborate on an NFT through SuperRare.

Adler also mentioned that Snoop plans to have an ongoing relationship with the collector or DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) that ends up buying the NFT.

“For us, the interesting thing about the current climate is that we plan to continue evolving this piece. As if we could use this piece for other works that we do, be it the cover of a future album or a book, “he said.

Coldie also told Cointelegraph that Snoop’s management team has considered using the artwork as augmented reality labels for wine bottles or as a book cover.

“We could make Snoop wine bottles that use augmented reality, where the portrait comes to life in a wine bottle. That creates much more value for the collector because they have millions of eyes on the artwork. “

In a recent interview On the NFT, Snoop Dogg said: “This technology has inspired me to rethink how I work and bring my art to the world.”

“You don’t just see it, you feel it and hear it. Are you digging? I want this piece to stand out as a representation of my vision in the metaverse. They are decentralized, decentralized eyes. “

NFT’s description on SuperRare explains that “the purple area is a nod to their hip-hop royalty. The grunge and halftone effect on his left eye speaks to him being an in-game OG and the references to Doggystyle are a nod to his epic first release. ”

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The artwork will be shown at SuperRare’s nftnow x Christie trade show ‘The Gateway’ at Miami Art Week on December 3. appearance at the Flagler Street Art Festival at Monolith during Art Week in Downtown Miami between November 30 and December 5.

On September 21, Snoop Announced had been using a pseudonym to hide in plain sight like NFT Twitter influence, “Cozomo de ‘Medici”. The wallet associated with the account has amassed a collection of NFTs worth more than $ 17 million, including nine CryptoPunks and a number of marijuana-themed tokens.

Coldie’s NFT collaboration with John Van Hamersveld’s “The Unfolding Dream” in association with Async is also currently available. auction Until 10 December. He told Cointelegraph that the collaboration with digital artist Sarah Zucker it’s in the cards for the next few months.




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