‘Boondocks’ producer Carl Jones shares why he dove into the NFT world

Carl Jones is best known for his work as co-executive producer of “The Boondocks,” the first Cartoon Network program to win a Peabody Award. Jones has also been nominated for an NAACP Image Award and he’s also the executive producer and head writer of Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite.” Jones has joined the cryptocurrency world and […]

Investors claim NBA player scammed them out of $1.6M in NFT project

In January 2022, Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox created an NFT project called SwipaTheFox that generated $1.6 million in cryptocurrency investments. Fox failed to deliver on his promises for the project, which included establishing scholarships for the University of Kentucky, tickets to the All-Star Game and one-on-one personalized experiences with him. He also created an […]

Snoop Dogg wants Death Row Records to become the 1st NFT record label

On Feb. 9, 2022, Snoop Dogg announced that he had acquired Death Row Records. Since then, Dogg has performed in one of the more memorable Super Bowl halftime performances, and also celebrated the opening of his new store in Inglewood, California. Dogg is not done yet, because now he’s trying to join the metaverse. In […]

2 Chainz has a new corporate gig

Rapper 2 Chainz is teaming up with Atlanta-based restaurant Krystal. The 44-year-old Atlanta native has been named the new (and first) head of creative marketing for Krystal. In a press release, Krystal stated that 2 Chainz and his team will be responsible for will be responsible for the creation of new menus, merchandise and co-branded […]

LeBron James is teaching his son Bronny the money game

LeBron James is a businessman. He’s on numerous commercials, has a school in his hometown, and also plays basketball every other night for the Los Angeles Lakers. That’s very motivating, and it may have caught the eye of his son because he’s looking to grow a business as well. Bronny James, Lebron’s oldest son, is […]

KidEight enters the NFT world with a special character and a unique mixtape

Visual artist KidEight’s works are ubiquitous in the landscape of hip-hop culture. His work can be seen on projects of notable artists like Future, Young Thug and Snoop Dogg. KidEight has entered the NFT space with his Cupid-inspired character EVOL. His most recent NFT release sold out in a matter of minutes, and now the […]

Big Pun’s impact on culture continues with a hip-hop-friendly NFT

Big Pun’s widow, Liza Rios, has believed in him from the beginning. She made it her mission to keep his legacy alive and has teamed up with people that also share her same values. Fred Frenchy, Celebrity Talent Agent and CEO of Mike Tyson Academy, and Rios collectively chose to support the mission to immortalize […]

Minority-owned Electric Token drops NFT to support Jamaican bobsled team

Electric Token, a minority-owned company on the forefront of community and artist interaction and @NFT, co-founded by Jason Falovitch and Mark Cuban, partner to drop and amplify a Jamaican Bobsled NFT to raise money to help the famed team qualify for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. “The early ideation around fundraising for […]

R&B songstress Mya debuts alter ego on rap single (video)

Mya has wooed us with her smooth R&B vocals for more than 20 years, but now the “Best of Me” singer has decided to spit a few bars and add rapper to her repertoire. Switching her alias to Mya Lan$ky when she rocks the mic, Mya just released her new video, “Worth It,” as she […]

Janet Jackson has special plans for 35th anniversary of classic LP ‘Control’

Janet Jackson will celebrate the 35th anniversary of her acclaimed LP Control with a series of NFTs. The influential record was her third solo record and included hits such as “What Have You Done for Me Lately,” “Nasty” and “When I Think of You.” And following the milestone anniversary in February, the 54-year-old music icon has […]