Celebrity Backed NFT Collections to Invest in 2022
Apr24

Celebrity Backed NFT Collections to Invest in 2022

Celebrity NFT projects can go viral helped by their fans and followers and be a good investment for early buyers. We’ll review 3 upcoming celebrity NFT drops to watch in 2022. Some celebrity NFT collections of 2021 weren’t a great success however and aren’t worth as much today as they sold for back then – such as those minted and released by Hollywood icons like Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, or famous rappers like Eminem and Snoop Dogg. Do your own research and hedge your bets with a diversified portfolio. Celebrity Backed NFTs to Watch We’ll also be focusing mainly on celebrity backed NFTs where there’s also a large development team with a background in crypto and non-fungible tokens. Rather than celebrity NFT releases where one celeb launches and leads the NFT project alone. 1. Lucky Block NFTs Lucky Block has had celebrity backing from Love Island actor and model Jamie Jewitt and on April 20th boxer Dillian Whyte announced he’ll also be joining the Lucky Block army of fans and investors as another official brand ambassador. Whyte announced that on Twitter to his 358,000 followers ahead of his heavyweight title fight with Tyson Fury at Wembley stadium. Fury himself is also a fan of crypto, promoting meme coin Floki Inu which is planning to launch NFTs, a metaverse game and an upcoming NFT marketplace of their own. The dual celebrity backed NFT collection from Lucky Block is known as the Platinum Rollers club and is available on new NFT […]

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Bored Ape Metaverse Launch Date set for April 30
Apr24

Bored Ape Metaverse Launch Date set for April 30

The upcoming ‘Otherside’ Bored Ape metaverse launch date is set for 12pm ET on April 30th. The Otherside metaverse Discord is also now open which already has over 76,000 members. The news was tweeted out by @OthersideMeta, a Yuga Labs affiliated Twitter account. BAYC Metaverse The adventure begins. Otherside. 4/30, 12pm ET. P.S. Otherside Discord is open: https://t.co/ZPj7nbyBePhttps://t.co/jL61iSy97d — OthersideMeta (@OthersideMeta) April 23, 2022 Today is also the one-year anniversary of BAYC NFTs being minted. They were briefly available for 0.08 ETH each at presale for early investors on April 23rd, 2021. Since then they’ve hit an all-time high floor price of 125 ETH, a gain of 1562x in value. The price of Ethereum is also about 25% higher now as it was $2400 at the time. The Mutant Ape Yacht Club have also hit a new ATH this week. ApeCoin Utility in the Bored Ape Metaverse Everything BAYC or Bored Ape metaverse is stealing the show in April as ApeCoin has also hit $18.44 today on Binance, looking as if it may make an impulse move to the upside and retest its all-time high. Since ApeCoin (APE) will power the Bored Ape metaverse as its governance token, investors are speculating it could be worth a lot more in the future. <!–esi –> Leaked slides from a BAYC metaverse presentation stated that 200,000 land plots of virtual land in Otherside will be up for sale. The concept of buying virtual real estate, represented by NFTs, in a metaverse became popular […]

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Mutant Ape Yacht Club Hits 32 ETH All Time High Price Floor
Apr22

Mutant Ape Yacht Club Hits 32 ETH All Time High Price Floor

MAYC NFTs have risen in floor price to a new all time high of 32.7 ETH (making each NFT worth around $100,000 USD or more). How high can the Mutant Apes go? MAYC and other NFTs hit new ATHs The NFT market is currently booming, more so than the crypto market. Bitcoin holding stable above $40,000 and Ethereum above $3,000 will have helped improved investor confidence in NFTs, but the two largest cryptos are yet to make new all-time highs since late 2021. Several of the largest blue chip NFT collections have recently put in new peaks though – this week the Bored Ape Yacht club hit a new ATH floor price of almost 125 ETH on Opensea. BAYC and MAYC are ranked the top #1 and #2 NFTs by floor cap (market cap) on NFT price tracking websites such as NFTPriceFloor, Coinmarketcap and Coingecko. New Mutant Ape Yacht Club all time high floor price of 32.7 ETH The two flagship collections of Yuga Labs, along with the price of ApeCoin (APE) pumped in response to rumors of a Genesis drop of virtual land plots in the Otherside metaverse. Azuki NFTs also had a 100% pump last month in the run-up to a mystery NFT airdrop. <!–esi –> Then there’s the Moonbirds, a new collection run by one of the most high-powered teams of NFT creators on the market, the PROOF Collective. Their expertise has brought in such high investor interest that the Moonbirds floor price flipped Azuki, then even […]

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Rare CryptoPunk #7756 sells for $3.2 million (1050 ETH)
Apr22

Rare CryptoPunk #7756 sells for $3.2 million (1050 ETH)

A rare Punk has been bought on Opensea for 3.2 million dollars, one of 88 Zombie Punks. Its attributes include a do-rag and shadow beard. The sale of CryptoPunk #7756 took place on April 14th for 1050 ETH. Rare CryptoPunks While it’s one of the collection of 10,000 CryptoPunks, according to Larva Labs only 4501 of those have three attributes, as this one does: Do-rag – only 300 punks have this hat style Shadow beard – only 526 punks have this Horned rim glasses – only 535 punks have these Combined with being a Zombie Punk, its rarity and value is high. Although the retro pixel art style isn’t to everyone’s taste, CryptoPunks have a cult following. <!–esi –> The sale of CryptoPunk #7756 isn’t even one of the most expensive CryptoPunk sales, as several have sold for up to $23.7 million in the past. That record sale was CryptoPunk #5822 which is very rare with only one attribute, a bandana, and being one of only 9 rare Alien Punks. IP rights to the CryptoPunks collection were acquired in March by market leader Yuga Labs, the creators of the Bored Ape Yacht Club and the Mutant Ape Yacht Club. The NFT markets are booming lately as both BAYC and MAYC have set new all time high floor prices of around 125 ETH and 32 ETH. Moonbirds NFTs reached a price floor of 33 ETH in less than a week since their minting, flipping Azuki and Doodles NFTs. The top NFTs […]

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Golden State Warriors NFT Mint Open
Apr22

Golden State Warriors NFT Mint Open

Minting of the second collection of Golden State Warriors NFTs opened in April 2022, in collaboration with FTX US exchange. The first Warriors NFT drop took place shortly after the team partnered with FTX.us in December 2021, and this is a follow up. At the time Warriors CEO and president Brandon Schneider commented: ‘Cryptocurrency has a well-established worldwide community and is going to continue to be a major part of the sports, media and entertainment industries. In our conversations with FTX, we quickly realized our joint desire to innovate around cryptocurrency integration and adoption, including the role NFTs play in global fan engagement.’ The Golden State Warriors became the first sports team to release an NFT drop, and hold the record for the most expensive sports NFT, which was a World Championship Ring NFT sold for 285 ETH (over $870,000 in USD). Warriors player Steph Curry has been a noted fan of NFTs, buying a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT and even releasing his own non-fungible tokens. Curry is considered one of the best point guards in basketball history and is an eight-time NBA all star, twice named MVP. Other areas of the sports world are also getting into NFTs, with the Australian Cricket Association announcing an NFT drop this month. Boxer Dillian Whyte became an ambassador for Lucky Block’s token and NFT range ahead of his heavyweight title fight with Tyson Fury this weekend. <!–esi –> New Warriors NFT Drop More details of the minting can be found at […]

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Coinbase NFT Marketplace Launched
Apr21

Coinbase NFT Marketplace Launched

A beta launch of the new Coinbase NFT platform has been released, with many popular NFT collections listed to buy and trade via Coinbase. General access is being rolled out soon and interested NFT traders and artists are being invited to open a Coinbase wallet to receive an invite code. Coinbase’s NFT marketplace is simply called ‘Coinbase NFT’, similar to Binance NFT. Coinbase NFT Platform The separate Coinbase NFT website can be found at nft.coinbase.com. A message reads ‘all the hottest NFT collections are on Coinbase NFT’ and the most successful NFTs are featured including the Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Apes and upcoming collections such as: Azuki Moonbirds World of Women Cheaper NFTs are also available to buy, currently there are dozens of NFTs with a floor price of 0.01 ETH or lower. <!–esi –> For a limited time there are no fees for trading on the new Coinbase NFT marketplace. Social Media NFT Engagement Similar to eToro, Coinbase is focusing on a social trading setup to connect investors and traders. Users will be able to create online profiles and have a personalized feed similar to on social media platforms like Facebook (Meta) and Instagram. Rather than only buying and selling NFTs alone, they’ll be able to comment on NFTs and engage in other ways. Coinbase product and ecosystem VP Sanchan Saxena stated: ‘While it is true that buying and selling NFTs is a big part of the ecosystem today, what we have learned by talking to many customers […]

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