Non-fungible token platform (NFT) OneOf has partnered exclusively with Christopher Wallace estate to issue The first official The Notorious BIG NFT collection.
The partnership comes as the estate celebrates the 25th anniversary of the iconic rapper’s death and the release of his album. Life after death.
A portion of proceeds from the NFTs will go to the Christopher Wallace, Inc. Memorial Fund.
Last May Oneof lift up $63 million in a seed round from prominent tech and music industry veterans.
The infamous BIG NFT collection will be forged by OneOf on what it calls an “environmentally responsible proof-of-stake blockchain” Tezos.
The concept of NFT was created by Elliot Osagie of Willingie, Inc and Wayne Barrow, Director of Voletta Wallace.
Christopher Wallace Estate is represented by Phil Sandhaus of WME Legends.
OneOf recently announced a major partnership with The Recording Academy to celebrate 64 annual GRAMMY Awards, Warner Band, and the morning radio show “The Breakfast Club.”
The base of Recent Whitney Houston Collection caused a stir when a never-before-heard song by Whitney Houston created when she was 17 was auctioned off on OneOf for $1 million.
OneOf has recently expanded into sports and lifestyle with a series of Sports Illustrated athletes including Muhammad Ali, Shaquille O’Neal, Jerry Rice, and more, and iconic teams including Duke Basketball.
“We are excited about our partnership with OneOf and their expertise in honoring my son Christopher with this first official NFT drop to give his fans the opportunity to participate. and celebrate their love for him and his music.”
Mother Voletta Wallace of The Notorious BIG said: “We are very excited about our partnership with OneOf and their expertise in tribute to my son Christopher with this first official NFT release to bring to the world. his fans the chance to participate and celebrate their love for him and his music. ”
“We are honored to partner with Christopher Wallace Estate to honor the incredible legacy of Biggie Smalls.”
Josh James, OneOf
Josh James, COO & Co-Founder of OneOf said: “We are honored to partner with Christopher Wallace Estate to honor the incredible legacy of Biggie Smalls.
Using NFT technology, Biggie’s legacy and unsurpassed impact on music and culture will forever be cemented on the blockchain, to be celebrated and shared with fans around the world. and for generations to come”.Worldwide music business
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