Collection lets fans collectively license the rapper’s most famous freestyle audio recording
OneOf announced Sky’s the Limit: The Notorious BIG NFT Collection, a one-of-a-kind NFT in partnership with The Christopher Wallace Estate. Bringing music to Web3 in a way that only OneOf can, the platform will host an NFT Collection of Generative Profile Pictures (PFP) that honors and celebrates The Notorious BIG as one of the most iconic rappers and cultural figures. influential people of all time.
The Sky’s the Limit: The Notorious BIG NFT Collection features unique 3D NFT characters inspired by his life, style and words, and crucially gives each NFT holder the right to collectively license the audio of Biggie Smalls’ most famous freestyle, filmed on a Brooklyn street corner when he was just 17. Despite its legendary status, the freestyle was never officially released or made available for other musicians to sample and use in their own songs. So far.
All NFT holders are automatically part of a groundbreaking new collective Sky’s The Limit, with Web3 putting fans in control of this piece of hip hop history. With the approval and supervision of the collective and the estate, musicians can license and include Smalls’ iconic freestyle in their own recording. The song can be released on music streaming services with a “with The Notorious BIG” credit in the song title.
Fyears old can join the authorization list now. The collection will be available for purchase on July 26. NFT holders will also have first access to The Brook, a soon to be launched metaverse lifestyle, fashion, culture, music and entertainment experience featuring Biggie’s hyper-realistic avatar as the character.
“We named this collection ‘Sky’s The Limit’ because we believe this is a watershed moment in NFTs where trailblazing artists like Biggie and their truest fans can drive culture and drive value together. “, says Joshua James, co-founder and chief operating officer of OneOf. “We’re thrilled to be working with The Christopher Wallace Estate to honor Biggie’s lasting legacy, on Web3 and beyond, and we have some amazing surprises for NFT holders along the way.”
This is the latest high-profile partnership for OneOf, a premier NFT platform created by music industry veterans that brings fans closer to their favorite artists than ever before. Backed by Quincy Jones and operating on a proof-of-stake network that uses two million times less power than other platforms in the web3 space, OneOf has hosted and created drops for some of the biggest artists and entities music: Whitney Houston (including an unreleased demo recording made when she was 17), Doja Cat, a three-year partnership with The Recording Academy and The GRAMMY Awards, TLC, Warner Music Group and more.