Snoop Dogg to hold concert in The Sandbox, joins Twitter Spaces with Charles Hoskinson
Snoop Dogg, also called outstanding non-fungible token (NFT) collector Cozomo de’ Medici, has been busy with all issues crypto these days.
Simply at this time alone, the rapper dropped a brand new music video in blockchain-based recreation The Sandbox—the place he may also maintain a digital metaverse live performance later this 12 months—in addition to confirmed an upcoming Twitter Areas assembly with Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson.
Home he constructed
In accordance with a press launch shared with CryptoSlate by The Sandbox’s father or mother firm Animoca Manufacturers at this time, “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 preserving it actual, being your self, and profiting 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 visitors comparable 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 probably be held in The Sandbox “later this 12 months.” The platform’s CEO and co-founder Arthur Madrid additional added:
“In the present day 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 this time however there may be extra coming very quickly.”
‘That Cardano and this Web3 stuff’
On the identical time, Snoop Dogg additionally confirmed at this time 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 probably be enjoyable.”
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) March 31, 2022
In his flip, Hoskinson equally confirmed this, noting “Sure, I’ll be with Listen in on the fifth. I’ve one of the best job on the planet.”
Apparently, no less than some a part of the dialog will probably be devoted to a brand new partnership between Snoop Dogg and Cardano-based platform Clay Nation that can “carry you iconic collectibles, unreleased music, & restricted version ‘pitches’.”
Beforehand, Clay Nation minted—and bought out—a set of “unique handmade Clay NFTs” that additionally function “entry to Clay Nation Pageant & moulding the metaverse.”
“It’s a set 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. Similar to within the non-clay world, no two members of Clay Nation are the identical.”
Additional particulars of the brand new partnership will probably be revealed in the course of the Twitter Areas assembly with Snoop Dogg, Charles Hoskinson, and crypto investor Champ Medici on April 5, at 6 p.m. UTC.