He worked closely with Bondley for the project
The Tekashi 6ix9ine is set to launch two NXT collectible art pieces this week.
The New York rapper will be releasing non-fake tokens this Friday (April 9), featuring 3D animations around his first two studio albums, ‘Dummy Boy’ (2018) and ‘Tuttells’ (2020).
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According to a press release, a pair of unique pieces with three different low-priced NXTs will go up for auction, available to 125 fans. Those purchasing limited edition tokens will also receive a surprise gift from 6ix9ine, details of which will be revealed at a later date.
6ix9ine has teamed up with tech company and NXT marketplace Bondley for the venture – you can find more information here.
As NME In a recent blog, NXTs “act like digital gold bars, rare trading cards or paintings kept in secure storage – they are placed on the blockchain (basically a cloud for financial assets), but Where everyone puts notes in an account in your name)
The new form of cryptocurrency has recently been favored by Kings of Leon, Lewis Capaldi, Grimes, Lindsay Lohan, Apex Twin, MIA, and HMLTD.
Meanwhile, Calvin Harris praised the NFTs – saying they have the potential to “revolutionize the music industry as a whole”. The Scottish producer echoed the comments made by Lohan, who released her new single ‘Lori’ as NXT as “a great way to bridge the gap between consumer and artist” as technology.
However, Nils Frahm recently stated that he believes NFTs are “the most disgusting thing on the planet right now”. The cryptocurrency has also been criticized over its apparent negative impact on climate change, which has been addressed by Gorillaz fans following the unveiling of a plan by NXT to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album.
In other news, last month it was reported that Tekshi 6ix9ine is under trial for copyright infringement after a production group claimed that it stole the beat for its hit single ‘GOOBA’