NEWS FROM THE DIGITAL AND NFT WORLD – 22 APRIL 2021
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1) Snoop Dogg is auctioning his first NFT in collaboration with Chris Torres
American rapper Snoop Doog and Chris Torres, the digital artist behind the “Nyan Cat” gif, together for the singer’s first NFT sale. “Nyan Dogg” went up for auction on Opensea and sold for 14.2 ETH (approximately $ 33,000 at current exchange rates).
Additional open edition NFTs titled “Hazy Nyan Cat” and “Nyan Blunt” were available for purchase for 0.420 ETH each and sold 131 and 81 editions respectively for a total of 90 ETH (approximately $ 208,000 at current exchange rates).
2) Elon Musk becomes an NFT artwork
A very special NFT sale! Matty Monahan better known as The Most Famous Artist sold 69 distinct portraits of tycoon Elon Musk who smokes cannabis during a Joe Rogan podcast.
The image, taken from a September 2018 episode during the recording, has been reinvented by more than 50 artists for the “Stoned Elon” series. The pieces sold this weekend for around $ 25,000 in Rally Tokens on Opensea.
3) Ralph Steadman former Rolling Stones illustrator sells NFTs
Illustrator Ralph Steadman sells a collection of NFT works on Nifty Gateway.
The “Fear and Loathing at Nifty Gateway” sale opens April 28 and with two pieces inspired by the classics of the writer Hunter S. Thompson, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and “The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved”.