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Screenshot from The Notorious B.I.G Sky's the Limit: A VR Concert Experience (Meta Horizon Worlds)
Notorious B.I.G. in the Limelight in Metaverse VR Concert Experience
The virtual performance from a digital recreation of the late rapper was an impressive showcase of technology.
Screenshot from The Notorious B.I.G Sky's the Limit: A VR Concert Experience (Meta Horizon Worlds)

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Steve Aoki and 3LAU Launch PUNX Music Project Using CryptoPunks IP
The DJs and NFT enthusiasts are teaming up on an "audio-visual IRL-meets-metaverse supergroup."
(Artwork by NoPattern, supplied by PUNX)

CDCROP: Close-Up Of Headphones On Table (Getty Images)
The Web3 Guide to Getting Into the Music Industry
We spoke to industry leaders about how to break into the music industry and foster an engaged audience using a Web3 toolkit.
CDCROP: Close-Up Of Headphones On Table (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Warner Music Group water tower in Downtown L.A. (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Warner Music Group Continues Its Web3 Expansion With New Metaverse Job Posting
The global record label has steadily been expanding its blockchain partnerships with platforms like The Sandbox, OpenSea, OneOf and more.
CDCROP: Warner Music Group water tower in Downtown L.A. (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

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Crypto Influencer Cooper Turley Creates $10M ‘Coop Records’ Music Startup Fund
The FWB co-founder’s latest creation will act as an incubator, venture capital firm and record label all in one.
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Consensus Rewind 4:3 Art
Consensus Rewind: The Art of the Impossible: When Music, Art and Tech Collide
Nait Jones, executive founder of Royal, and Grammy award-winning artist Big Boi sit for a discussion on the connection between the arts and tech.
Consensus Rewind 4:3 Art

Taylor Swift In Concert - Sydney
Will Taylor Swift Ever Issue a Music NFT?
It shouldn't come as a surprise that celebrities have been slow to adopt crypto, even when mass commercialization is around the corner.
Taylor Swift In Concert - Sydney

Markets Daily Podcast Cover
Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 18, 2022
With bitcoin and ether losing their momentum, plus a look at what happens when music meets DeFi, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
Markets Daily Podcast Cover

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How DeFi Can Deliver Value for Artists and Musicians
Decentralized finance isn't just the future of money, says the founder of Unchained Music.
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CDCROP: Notorious BIG NFTs (OneOf)
Biggie Smalls’ Estate Goes Crypto With Music License NFTs
The collaboration lets NFT holders vote on licensing for one of the late rapper’s famed freestyles.
CDCROP: Notorious BIG NFTs (OneOf)