The musician and producer also published a guide to purchasing the NFTs. The launch will also feature open editions available for purchase for a limited amount of time.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known as Eminem, also known by his alter ego “Slim Shady”, launched his first collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) at an event called “hady Con” “in collaboration with the marketplace Nifty Gateway.
The NFT platform Nifty Gateway, owned by the Gemini exchange, announced the launch on Sunday, April 25, through its Twitter account. «We are pleased to announce that @Eminem will be at #NiftyGateway this Sunday, April 25! Look out for more information and details to come.
The music producer also published a guide to buying NFT in which he explains how sales work. Through this commercialization, original and scarce material from Eminem will be on limited sale, accompanied by his authentic instrumental rhythms and a set of action figures.
The NFTs will Have Open Editions, Only Available for Limited Purchase
Among the items for sale are the EMINEM X CARHARTT JORDAN 4, SSLP20 Film Strip Shadow Box signed, and a vinyl print of his album “infinite” “also with the artist’s signature. Digital trade cards and limited edition NFTs will be available in addition to an auction for a limited NFT that includes access to physical items.
The rapper, who became a prophet of the rap genre, brought it to all corners of the world and caught a massive legion of fans during the ’90s and 2000s, explained on his website that “hady Con” offers fans, NFT enthusiasts, and collectors a chance to own a piece from this premier release.
Ashley Ramos, the Senior Producer at Nifty Gateway, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Eminem to our platform. Demand for NFT continues to grow. We are excited to collaborate with our community and give them access to new art and music in the Nifty Gateway marketplace. “
Eminem and Saturday Night Live
The American rapper was the subject of a sketch released in the well-known comedy program Saturday night live. During the short scene, a rapper played by comedian Pete Davidson explained to the television audience what NFTs are to the beat of Eminem’s” “without Me.” The comedian dressed as Robin (companion to the superhero Batman) wonders, “what the hell is an NFT?”
Eminem is now part of the increasing list of rappers who have already joined the growing NFT market. Snoop Dogg has already launched his series entitled: “Journey with the Dogg” The collection premiered on the Crypto.com platform. Another relevant rapper with his own NFTs is Soulja Boy, who sold his tweets in this collectible format over a month ago.
Non-fungible tokens are digital assets or tokenized versions of the natural world that distinguish not being interchangeable. They can also work as proof of authenticity and ownership within the digital world.
By: Jenson Nuñez