A part of XXXTentacionThe song’s unreleased music will soon be available through a sale from NFT (non-fungible tokens).
On Thursday, May 6, it was announced that XXX’s Estate, run by his mother Cleopatra Bernard, and his manager, Solomon Sounds, have teamed up with Yellowheart to release unreleased songs from the late rhymer via an exclusive NFT collection. Yellowheart is a non-fungible music and ticketing token marketplace that accepts cryptocurrency and credit card payments.
The cover of the unreleased tracks was designed by Stephen Bliss, the artist and illustrator responsible for the Grand Theft Auto video game artwork. GTA was also XXX’s favorite game.
The collection also contains previously unseen images of X’s 2017 Revenge Tour.
The sale of NFTs begins May 10 at 12 p.m. EST and ends May 15.
Yellowheart will offer the product of the former 2017 XXL First-year studentthe NFT collection from XXXFoundation, a non-profit organization that the mother and manager of XXXTentacion started after her passing.
Josh Katz, Founder and CEO of Yellowheart, said in a statement, “As a company driven by fans and artists, our mission is to partner with musicians to create meaningful and impactful collections through a system of durable and environmentally friendly NFT strike. This is why partnering with the XXXTentacion team for this drop in order to pay homage to its imprint on the history of hip-hop, as well as to continue its work by giving back through the XXXFoundation, was obvious. “
Katz also said Rolling stone in a report released today, there will be five songs included in XXXTentacion’s NFT downfall. “Although they were all important on SoundCloud, we never had the opportunity to monetize them or remove them from the platform,” reveals the founder of Yellowheart. “Some of those songs aren’t even on his SoundCloud page anymore. There are just leftovers from their repost. These are the songs that built his career and led to the explosion he had.”
The XXXTentacion collection, curated by Yellowheart, comes nearly three years after the rapper was shot dead in Florida outside motorcycle shop. He was 20 years old.
The beloved artist joins a number of others rappers who took advantage of the NFT wave like Jeezy, Curren $ y, A $ AP Rocky, Eminem and more.
Check out the visual announcement of NFT’s exclusive collection of XXX below.
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