Rap artist and producer-turned-fashion designer Kanye West has actually submitted 17 hallmark applications with the United States Patent and Hallmark Workplace associated to his alias, Yeezus.
The filings show an objective to get in the Web3 area, consisting of the reference of metaverse experiences, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and non-fungible possessions.
West’s evident aspiration towards NFTs follows the performer shared an Instagram post in January stating: “Do not ask me to do a f * cking NFT”.
Regardless of the handwritten declaration, the artist’s views might now alter as he takes the enter the crypto world, particularly as one of the 17 filings focused around “supplying an online market for purchasers of crypto and/digital antiques, currencies, tokens, and possessions”.
Nevertheless, the particular kind of NFTs that West will deal with or the sort of metaverse experiences he might provide have actually not been validated.
All applications submitted on Might 27 fall under using the Yeezus brand name (the name of West’s 2013 album).
Josh Gerben, hallmark lawyer at Gerben Copyright, tweeted the news the other day. Not just do the applications cover a variety of crypto associated items, however they likewise cover outside the Web3 area with clothes, theme park, cosmetics, computer game and more.
NFTs, crypto and metaverse experiences have actually ended up being significantly popular not just in the art and fashion business, however in sport and music too. West will get in the area along with fellow artists and peers.
Rap artist Snoop Dogg declares to be the distinguished high-value NFT collector Cozomo de’ Medici and has actually launched a number of NFTs teaming up with Ethereum-based metaverse video gaming world The Sandbox
Rap artist, star and filmmaker Ice’s BIG3 expert basketball league established in 2017 has actually decentralized group ownership through NFT stakes, ones that Snoop Dogg has actually likewise purchased.
Nas, another rap artist in the crypto world was among the early financiers in Coinbase and has actually likewise launched music NTFs, through the Royal platform.
Provided West’s performance history of development and luxury along with sporting a creative creative style, the wait is on to find what NFT concepts or cooperations he has in shop for the crypto area.
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