Tag: entertainment

Aug 01 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 01 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts sports

It's looking like the "Shopify of NFTs" is actually just going to be Shopify. The e-commerce powerhouse is implementing NFT support for marketplaces, NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin is the latest athlete to jump in, Lollapalooza has got some tokens for you, and more. Where do we even begin? Let's deep dive into this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News "The...

Jul 24 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment news nft nfts polygon

DraftKings dominated the traditional headlines in NFTs this week with their newest initiative. Why stop there? Polygon is doubling down on NFT gaming, OpenSea is worth over $1B, and a whole lot more. Let's dive in to this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News DraftKing's Digs Into NFTs Earlier this year, NFL quarterback Tom Brady started NFT marketplace Autograph.io, aimed...

Jul 17 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media news nft nfts

Space Jam dropped some NFTs as part of their marketing mix, Budweiser is raising a toast to a new partnership, and Rolling Stone Magazine looks like the latest media publication to join the NFT-sphere. Another busy week in the books in the world of NFTs. Let's dig in on all the latest from the past seven days of non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible...

Jul 14 2021

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

Jul 10 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts nutshell sport

More sports teams are putting their names behind NFTs, Dame Dash sparks back at the Jay-Z "Reasonable Doubt" drama, and Instagram is rumored to be implementing NFT features in-app. All this and more just in the past seven days. Let's take another look at this week's latest headlines in non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Instagram Building NFT Features? According to...

Jul 01 2021

StormX Lands NBA’s First Crypto Jersey Patch Partner

The Portland Trail Blazers may not been headed to the NBA Finals this month. However, there is change in the air for the team lately; the Trail Blazers recently hired former NBA player Chauncey Billups as head coach, and now they've landed the first crypto jersey patch partner in the league with platform StormX....

Jun 26 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 26 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media nft nfts sports

Reddit, Rarible, Marvel and Jay-Z. Another stacked week of NFTs in the news. From new collaborations and projects, to more capital funding, each week is bringing more to the table when it comes to non-fungible tokens. Let's take a look at this week's major headlines. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Jay-Z's 'Reasonable Doubt' NFT On Sotheby's It's the 25th anniversary of...

Jun 25 2021

Sotheby’s Auctioning 25th Anniversary NFT Of Jay-Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jun 25 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art artist auction entertainment jay-z

It's the 25th anniversary of legendary hip-hop album, 'Reasonable Doubt'. Jay-Z's impact on music and culture is undeniable, and 'Reasonable Doubt' is arguably near the top of the list when it comes to most popular albums in the eyes of Jigga fans. In a recent announcement on Twitter from Sotheby's and Roc Nation, digital art piece 'Heir to the Throne' has gone live...

Jun 23 2021

FTX Becomes Major League Baseball’s Official Crypto Exchange Partner

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin crypto entertainment exchange ftx

The MLB is swinging for the fences with crypto exchange FTX. Baseball's biggest league has become the first of the 'big 4' major sports leagues in the U.S. to formalize a partnership with an exchange. The news comes just days after the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) became the first pro sports league in...

Jun 20 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain entertainment nft nfts sports

Another week of NFTs hitting the headlines in a variety of ways. Porsche is putting some wheels to the rubber on an NFT project, CNN and Fox are putting major media on the non-fungible token map, and the World Wide Web's source code is going to be listed as an NFT. It was another action-packed week of NFT news; let's take a look...

Jun 12 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 12 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art collectables entertainment nft nfts

Doge meets NFTs? Except probably not quite in the way you might expect. The classic "doge" meme yielded over $4M in an auction on the Zora marketplace. Let's take a look at that story and more in this week's nutshell. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Gettin' Down With The Doge The original 'doge' meme spurred from the Shiba Inu photo was taken back...

Jun 06 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Is the NFT buzz coming back to earth? In a report this week from Protos, they claim that "the NFT market bubble has popped". This led to a variety of major publications grabbing hold of the 'NFT's are declining' narrative. Nonetheless, substantial new projects in the space continue to...

Jun 03 2021

The Olympics Want In On NFTs

Jun 03 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain entertainment ioc nft nfts

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has partnered with nWay to create the first ever official NFT Olympic Pins, according to an announcement today. Initial launch will come later this month, with an Olympic Heritage Collection to lead the way....

May 29 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

From major art gallery sales to Nobel Prize-winners, NFTs continue to hit the headlines. Let's take a look at the past week's action in non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Andy Warhol Foundation NFTs Yield Over $3M Last week's Nutshell called out the Andy Warhol Foundation...

May 26 2021

Music NFT Platform OneOf Raises $63M

May 26 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain crypto entertainment music nft

Music-centric NFT platform OneOf has announced that $63M in funds have been raised, with a large bulk of the funds going towards artist rights. Additionally, funding will supply team expansion, building the platform's existing technology, and supporting independent artists. OneOf is preparing to launch the environmentally-focused NFT platform on the Tezos platform....

May 18 2021

Legacy Records, The First Record Label Paying Music Artists In Crypto

From painters to digital artists to musicians, crypto continues to find integration across artistic mediums. Music continues to be a field that is ripe for revitalization, from a business standpoint. Accordingly, a number of different musicians have been releasing songs and albums as NFTs. Now, we have what's being reported as the first official record label looking to get involved. The label looks...

May 15 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

May 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins art blockchain creative creatives

From NBA sneakers to legal lingo, and a little bit of everything in between, it's been a busy week in the constantly evolving world of non-fungible tokens. Let's take a look back at some of the week's biggest headlines in the NFT space. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Wants More Boxing icon Floyd 'Money' Mayweather wants his legacy to include...

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