American rapper Eminem bought an iconic Bored Ape Yacht Membership (BAYC) NFT for 123.45 Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH), a price ticket of $460,000 final Thursday.
What Occurred: The sale of BAYC #9055 was transacted on decentralized market OpenSea between its earlier proprietor “GeeGazza” and Eminem, whose OpenSea account is titled “Shady_Holdings”
Eminem’s NFT portfolio has a complete of 323 NFTs from 51 totally different collections. Knowledge from DappRadar estimated that his NFT portfolio is valued at over $279,000 on the time of writing. The location estimates the worth of BAYC #9055 at a mere $275,371.
The Detroit-based rapper made his lately acquired Bored Ape his Twitter profile image. Apparently, in November 2021, the earlier proprietor GeeGazza predicted that Eminem would someday buy this explicit NFT.
I’m dwelling in a simulation.
Thanks @Eminem for purchasing my ape and becoming a member of the membership!
Insanity. Let me write a lyric in your subsequent single 🤣 pic.twitter.com/myGNRmMLeD
— GeeGazza (@Gee__Gazza) December 31, 2021
BAYC #9055 wears a military cap and a gold chain necklace, and bears a evident resemblance to the look typically sported by Eminem in actual life.
What Else: In November, decentralized market OpenSea crossed $10 billion in whole gross sales quantity in an necessary milestone for the NFT market.
Bored Apes specifically have accounted for a major quantity of gross sales quantity, with their whole quantity crossing $1.12 billion in response to information from DeFiLlama.
CryptoPunks stays the most well-liked NFT undertaking, with a complete of $2.94 billion price of Punks having been traded to this point.
Virtually all NFT buying and selling takes place on the Ethereum blockchain which represents 98.58% of the $13.38 billion in whole buying and selling quantity.
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