B.I.G. NFTs Collection and its Benefits
The Notorious B.I.G. NFT’s first official collection, unveiled on Wednesday, will benefit the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation, with a portion of the proceeds going to the foundation.
In collaboration with the Green Web3 company OneOf, Biggie’s estate will develop a set of coins issued on the Tezos cryptocurrency, which bills itself as “much more energy efficient” than the competitors in the New Frontier Technology (NFT) field.
According to Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace, “We are delighted about our cooperation with one of and their knowledge to honor my son Christopher with this first official NFT drop to provide his fans with a chance to join in and celebrate their love for him and his music.” Voletta Wallace also expressed her gratitude to OneOf for their assistance.
OneOf, Voletta Records and B.I,G Estate Collaboration
Elliot Osagie conceived the concept for the Biggie NFT collection of Willingie, Inc. and Wayne Barrow, the manager of Voletta Records. In accordance with the most recent press release, further information on the collection will be made available in the near future; nevertheless, a landing page has already been set up, which enables fans to sign up for future announcements.
According to OneOf C.O.O. Josh James, it was a joy to work with Biggie’s estate on a project that paid tribute to the “amazing legacy” of the Life After Death rapper.
Using NFT technology, the memory of Biggie Smalls will be preserved in perpetuity for future generations, guaranteeing that his legacy and cultural impact will continue in perpetuity future generations.
Life After Death Posthumous Release
Not only is the estate going to release its NFT collection, but it has also been announced that In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Biggie’s posthumously released last album, Life After Death, which will be released in a 25th Anniversary Super Deluxe Box Set edition this month, will be issued in a special edition. In addition, this year also marks the 50th anniversary of Biggie’s birth, which he would have commemorated if he had been alive. On March 9, 1997, in Los Angeles, California, the 24-year-old artist was slain by a gunshot wound to the head, according to police.
The Notorious B.I.G., who was shot and died in 1997 when he was 24 years old, would have been 50 years old. A year-long campaign to celebrate Biggie’s lasting legacy is ongoing, which will feature the release of a 25th Anniversary Super Deluxe Box Set Edition of the Life After Death album, among other things.
It is a cooperation between the Estate of Christopher Wallace, Bad Boy Records, Rhino Records, and Atlantic Records to launch the campaign The Sky’s the Limit: A Year Celebrating the Legacy of the Notorious B.I.G. In addition to the 4K upgrade to the artist’s video repertoire for “Mo Money Mo Problems,” the artist’s online activities and other Biggie-related enhancements will be made available on March 25th.
In celebration of the band’s 25th anniversary, a unique Super Deluxe Box Set will be released on June 10 for $179.98, which will comprise all eight of the band’s albums until that time. In addition, aIn addition, a commemorative booklet will be released for the first time to mark the 20th anniversary of Life After Death’s initial 1997 release. The booklet will feature photographs from the album’s cover shot and liner notes written by music writer and editor Sheldon Pearce.
You may find the tracklisting for the box set and information about the accompanying 12-inch entries on the website here. The Life After Death (2022 Remaster) 3-LP Silver Vinyl edition of the album, available exclusively at Target stores, will be on sale this year for $59.98.