Acclaimed rap phenomenon Marshall Mathers, known professionally as Eminem, has revealed he’s jumping into the non-replaceable token (NFT) collectible game. Eminem auctions three types of NFTs through Nifty Gateway, and each design is created by the hip hop legend.
Slim Shady enters the NFT battle
Week after week, the NFT universe keeps getting bigger and one large number of celebrities join the NFT bandwagon. The space has continued to grow with a host of different NFT projects, concepts and marketplaces.
Bitcoin.com has reported on a number of popular projects and celebrities hitting non-replaceable token collectibles such as actress Lindsay Lohan, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski’s NFT’s, Tom Brady’s Project signature, Topps Garbage Pail Kids and baseball cards, annoying orange NFTs and NFT collectibles by Kenyan filmmaker Rich Allela.
Now the multi-platinum artist, and often regarded as “one of the greatest rappers of all time”, Eminem, leaves a pair of Slim Shady NFTs for his Stans. The rapper who has sold approximately 130 million records worldwide and 389 million singles during his career is now going to sell blockchain collectibles.
The acclaimed ‘Greatest Rapper of All-Time’ has been a collector for years
Eminem says he’s been a collector for years and it all started with cassette tapes. The well-known hip hop star are three types of animated NFTs with beats produced by Slim Shady herself.
“I’ve been collecting since I was a kid, from comic books to baseball cards to toys, as well as every cassette rap album I could get my hands on,” Eminem explained during the NFT announcement. “Not much has changed for me as an adult … I’ve tried to recreate some of those collections from that era in my life, and I know I’m not alone,” he added.
The hip-hop phenomenon went on to say:
I wanted to give this drop the same vibe of, “Oh, man, I need that one or maybe even the whole set!” It was great fun coming up with ideas from my own passion for collecting. “
Eminem’s NFT sales are on the NFT marketplace Nifty Gateway and there are 50 editions of the NFTs called “TOOLS OF THE TRADE” and “STILL DGAF”. sold auction style.
The first two NFTs have a flat rate of $ 5k per Eminem NFT. The NFT art and animations were created by an artist called “DOM”. There is also an unavailable NFT pack that is limited to 888 leftover pieces that have not been released. The Eminem NFT auction on Nifty Gateway is taking place today according to the marketplace’s Twitter account.
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