Travis Barker Releases First NFT Collection Via Limewire's NFT Marketplace
LimeWire, the former file-sharing platform recently relaunched as a digital collectibles marketplace, has officially rolled out its service with a superstar list of artists releasing NFTs on the platform.
Travis Barker, Brandy, Nicky Jam, Aitch, Dillon Francis, FitLit Club featuring Jim Jones, Maino, Dave East, and Fabolous, Gramatik, 7 Aurelius and Elijah Blake will be releasing exclusive NFT collections on the LimeWire marketplace in the coming weeks.
LimeWire’s official rollout follows the news in May that the platform had struck its first major label partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG).
The deal with UMG followed April’s news that LimeWire raised USD $10.4 million in a private sale of its LMWR token.
LimeWire says that collectors are able to purchase exclusive and unreleased music, video content, and digital artwork via its platform.
The platform adds that it is “committed to lowering the barrier to entry into the NFTs ecosystem for both artists and collectors new to the space by stripping away technical hurdles, radically simplifying user experience on the marketplace and with an overall mainstream-ready approach”.
Travis Barker’s first-ever NFT collection on LimeWire will feature behind-the-scenes footage of himself working in the studio. LimeWire also says that buying one of these NFTs unlocks an exclusive song.
In addition, Barker will release a one-of-one NFT that is a 3D model of his drum set and the physical drum set he used at concerts/during rehearsals/in his home.Other artists joining the platform include A$AP Mob’s A$AP TyY, CJ Fly, Oritsé, Mollow, Luciana, Blacka Di D.
“I have always been interested in Web3 and NFTs so I am pretty stoked to release my first NFT collection and to do it on LimeWire.”Travis Barker said: “I have always been interested in Web3 and NFTs so I am pretty stoked to release my first NFT collection and to do it on LimeWire. “I hope that my NFT collection will inspire aspiring artists and fans who want to learn about my creative journey and how I make music. LimeWire has created a platform that makes exciting content like this accessible to all of my fans – even ones who are unfamiliar with Web3.”
“NFTs have become such a big part of culture and this project allows me to connect with my fans on a whole new level.”Brandy said: “I am so happy to be partnering with the Probably Nothing team to launch my spoken word and Photosynthesis Flower NFT on Limewire. “NFTs have become such a big part of culture and this project allows me to connect with my fans on a whole new level.”
“We see a huge demand in the entertainment space for platforms that recognise and appreciate artists for their talent and put them in the driver’s seat.”
Paul and Julian Zehetmayr, LimeWire
Paul and Julian Zehetmayr, LimeWire Co-CEO, said: “We see a huge demand in the entertainment space for platforms that recognise and appreciate artists for their talent and put them in the driver’s seat.“LimeWire presents a new commercial opportunity for artists of all sizes and genres to engage with their fans, gain more exposure in a unique way and retain more of their earnings.”Music Business Worldwide
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