To honor the 25th year anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.’s passing on Mar. 9, an official NFT collection is soon to be released.
Born Christopher Wallace, the Brooklyn rapper’s estate partnered with the Green Web3 company OneOf to honor the life and legacy of the artist. The NFT will be minted on Tezos.
According to an official press release obtained by BET, the concept behind the NFT collection was created Willingie, Inc.’s Elliot Osagie and Wayne Barrow. A portion of the proceeds will be distributed into the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation.
“We are excited about our partnership with OneOf and their expertise to memorialize my son Christopher with this first official NFT drop to give his fans an opportunity to participate in and honor their love of him and his music,” said Voletta Wallace, Biggie’s mother, in a statement.
OneOf COO and co-founder Josh James, also shared his experience working with Biggie’s estate to commemorate the Life After Death artist.
“Using NFT technology, Biggie’s legacy and his outsized impact on music and culture will be forever cemented on blockchain, to be honored and shared with fans around the world and for generations to come,” James added.
Fans can sign up for updates on when the collection will officially release here.