Snoop Dogg, often known as distinguished non-fungible token (NFT) collector Cozomo de’ Medici, has been busy with all issues crypto these days.
Simply at the moment alone, the rapper dropped a brand new music video in blockchain-based sport The Sandbox—the place he can even maintain a digital metaverse live performance later this yr—in addition to confirmed an upcoming Twitter Areas assembly with Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson.
Home he constructed
In line with a press launch shared with CryptoSlate by The Sandbox’s dad or mum firm Animoca Manufacturers at the moment, “Home I Constructed” from Snoop Dogg’s newest album B.O.D.R. is the “very first music video produced in The Sandbox metaverse.” The rapper defined:
“The ‘Home I Constructed’ monitor attracts a parallel between how I’ve constructed my life and profession and the way I’m constructing out my Snoopverse digital world in The Sandbox. Whether or not within the metaverse or the universe, it’s about maintaining it actual, being your self, and benefiting from each alternative.”
A metaverse music video 🎤🎥 – Home I Constructed. Checc it ‼️ https://t.co/Y1F58Hi2lf
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) April 1, 2022
Within the video itself, made with the platform’s free content material creation instruments VoxEdit and Recreation Maker, Snoop Dogg is represented as a pixelated 3D avatar à la Minecraft. Notably, the clip additionally options particular friends akin to DJs Blondish and Steve Aoki.
In the meantime, the music video is one thing akin to a gap act launched forward of Snoop Dogg’s full-fledged digital live performance that will likely be held in The Sandbox “later this yr.” The platform’s CEO and co-founder Arthur Madrid additional added:
“As we speak in The Sandbox, Snoop Dogg is constructing the Snoopverse, a spot the place his avatar can carry out unique live shows solely accessible to his followers. Snoop’s new, first-of-its-kind, metaverse music video ‘Home I Constructed’ supplies a tangible instance at the moment however there may be extra coming very quickly.”
‘That Cardano and this Web3 stuff’
On the similar time, Snoop Dogg additionally confirmed at the moment that on April 5 he’ll be a part of Charles Hoskinson, the founding father of the Cardano blockchain and a co-founder of Ethereum, on Twitter Areas—and “this will likely be enjoyable.”
This will likely be enjoyable 🎥 #Cardano https://t.co/rxgYimMQW7
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) March 31, 2022
In his flip, Hoskinson equally confirmed this, noting “Sure, I’ll be with Eavesdrop on the fifth. I’ve one of the best job on the earth.”
Apparently, at the least some a part of the dialog will likely be devoted to a brand new partnership between Snoop Dogg and Cardano-based platform Clay Nation that may “convey you iconic collectibles, unreleased music, & restricted version ‘pitches’.”
Beforehand, Clay Nation minted—and offered out—a group of “authentic handmade Clay NFTs” that additionally function “entry to Clay Nation Competition & moulding the metaverse.”
“It’s a group of 10,000 digital characters with algorithmically assembled, handcrafted clay traits. Every distinctive character is a one-of-a-kind NFT, saved on the Cardano blockchain. Identical to within the non-clay world, no two members of Clay Nation are the identical.”
Additional particulars of the brand new partnership will likely be revealed throughout the Twitter Areas assembly with Snoop Dogg, Charles Hoskinson, and crypto investor Champ Medici on April 5, at 6 p.m. UTC.