Music NFT, Web3 News: Afterparty LA • Pip • GameOn + Teviti • 90s Ape Club • Opulous • Snoop Dog
Following a successful Las Vegas IRL activation with The Chainsmokers, The Kid LAROI, Swae Lee, LANY, SOFI TUKKER, Bob Moses. and more Afterparty is plotting an LA event Halloween weekend, October 29 and 30, Mark your calendars!
$20K for Pip
Independent singer-songwriter Pip’s NFT Cotton Candy Backstage Passes earned 6.8 ETH ($20,000) in the first 24 hours.
“I genuinely want to show other independent artists that it is possible to give your fans meaningful access to you and your music and the opportunity to invest in your brand,” said Pip.
GameOn Partners With Tetavi For NFT Music Discovery Game
GameOn, the NFT game technology company, has partnered with immersive content creator Tetavi for a first-of-its-kind NFT music discovery game.
Through the partnership, GameOn and Tetavi will enable fans to build their own record label via undiscovered artist NFT investments. The game will leverage GameOn’s underlying blockchain capabilities, which allow the ability to mint music-based NFTs and provide fans the opportunity to invest in the next generation of artists, receiving royalties for streams in perpetuity.
The partnership is GameOn’s largest contract to-date. GameOn’s generated and booked revenue across 2022 and 2023 now totals more than $1,000,000 with an expected gross profit of 80%, not including revenue share arrangements, and with millions more in-contract or in the pipeline.
90s Ape Club
The 90’s Ape Club is launching a collection of characters inspired from the 90’s which have been designed by award winning Artist Keivo, who was named Young Cannes Lions Global 2021 Winner in Digital Art.
Opulous. the music NFT and decentralized music funding platform founded by Ditto Music’s Lee Parsons, has added Marc Achė as Chief Technology Officer. Previously he held top tier technology positions at Napster, MTV/Viacom, and Vivendi Universal Music Group,
“I have 22 years of experience in building engineering teams and a lot of what we do today at Opulous uses third parties to help us, so I’m really excited about building an in-house team to really bring all these great services to the market,” said Achė. “I am also really excited about being connected back into the music industry again.”
Snoop’s NFT plans showcase benefits for musicians and risks for fans
From TNW: “When Snoop Dogg announced his acquisition of Death Row Records last month, fans were thrilled that the legendary rap label was being resurrected.”
“We were less thrilled when, weeks later, most of the Death Row catalog disappeared from streaming platforms. The sudden removals were swiftly linked to Snoop’s unusual plans for the brand.”