Eminem’s collection also includes several Lil Baby Doodles X NFTs, including Ditaggdogg#1, the rapper’s stencil artwork, and Superlative Apes #3880.
Eminem became a member of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) by acquiring one of the nonfungible token (NFT) Bored Apes on OpenSea’s NFT marketplace for $462,000. Bored Ape has a gold chain necklace and khaki army headgear that Eminem wears in real life and has been added to his portfolio by OpenSea.
GeeGazza collaborated with Bored Ape to produce the NFT dubbed the “EminApe.” Six, a digital agency that has previously worked with Wu-Tang Clan, Tycho, and Galantis, finalized the acquisition.
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This is not Eminem’s first investment in NFTs. The rapper, who was born in Missouri, presently controls multiple OpenSea NFTs under the moniker “Shady Holdings.” Additionally, Eminem’s portfolio includes a number of Lil Baby Doodles X NFTs, including Ditaggdogg#1, the rapper’s stencil artwork, and Superlative Apes #3880.
According to defillama.com, the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs gained popularity in 2021, earning more than $1 billion in transaction volume globally.
The NFT market is gaining traction daily, and a growing number of individuals, including athletes, are entering. Numerous celebrities have already showed interest in NFTs and announced their own initiatives. Among the musicians who have supported the NFTs movement include A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, Kings of Leon, and The White Stripes.