If you’re unfamiliar with what an NFT is, HYPEBEAST wrote an in-depth explainer on the topic last week. But in short, NFTs are digital tokens that exist on a blockchain and are unique and cannot be replicated. They are used to prove scarcity and ownership of a digital asset, and are becoming increasingly popular in the art, music and gaming worlds.
HYPEBEAST has rounded up the top NFT stories of the week so you can stay in-the-know about the latest crypto-craze:
— Illust.Space (@IllustSpace) March 13, 2021
NFT marketplace Illust.Space sold the limited pieces of art signed by the late New York hip-hop legend, who died on October 31. Ten percent of the proceeds from each sale will go to his estate.
Kim’s latest project includes a neon-filled crypto-home called the Mars House. It went on sale on the Superrare platform on March 15.
I’m selling this song about NFTs as an NFT pic.twitter.com/B4EZLlesPx
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 15, 2021
Introducing our newest Pringles flavor: CryptoCrisp, an exclusive #NFT flavor created by artist #VasyaKolotusha. Only 50 exist, all starting at the price of a Pringles can. Click the link to get your *digital hands* on one! https://t.co/JA6Bas4Ez0
— Pringles (@Pringles) March 17, 2021