Murda Beatz, recognized for his widespread music collaborations with Drake, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, and others, has purchased himself some Bitcoin.
Asserting the information to his 283,200 followers on Twitter, Beatz “saluted” hip-hop artist Jermane Prime and Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano as being instrumental in him making the acquisition.
I Purchased Bitcoin In the present day.. Salute 2 @JermanePRIME & @APompliano
— MURDA ON THE BEAT (@murdabeatz_) October 6, 2020
Anthony Pompliano (aka Pomp) congratulated him on changing into the latest Bitcoiner and requested his followers to welcome him — which they fortunately did.
Murda Beatz (Shane Lee Lindstrom) is a Canadian file producer who has labored on eight Grammy-nominated albums with the likes of Cardi B, Travis Scott, Nipsey Hussle, and he produced Drake’s smash hit “Good for What,” which was No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100 for 8 weeks.
The crypto business has lengthy attracted the involvement of celebrities. Again in 2013, Snoop Dogg introduced plans to promote his albums in BTC.
Throughout the ICO craze in 2017, celebrities like Paris Hilton and Floyd Mayweather endorsed new cash that emerged at the moment, though each turned out to be lower than stellar high quality tasks.
Gwyneth Paltrow is one other well-known celeb who advocates for Bitcoin. In reality, she was additionally the advisor on the Bitcoin pockets, Abra.
Crypto additionally piqued curiosity from tech investor and actor Aston Kutcher who invested in UnikoinGold together with billionaire Mark Cuban. Nonetheless, the startup behind Unikrn token was fined $6.1 million by the SEC final month for violating securities legal guidelines. The actor additionally invested in BitPay — a Bitcoin cost service supplier.
Former UFC fighter Ben Askren tweets about crypto frequently and supported the final Bitcoin halving by actually altering his title on Twitter to “Bitcoin Halving Could 13.”
Over time, Bitcoin has additionally managed to show sure skeptics into bulls. In a single such incidence, enterprise intelligence agency MicroStrategy not too long ago purchased $425 million price of Bitcoin, after its CEO Michael Saylor had stated that Bitcoin’s “days had been numbered” again in 2013.
The crypto house remains to be removed from reaching mainstream adoption, so the involvement of celebrities does assist carry consideration from individuals who might not hear about crypto in any other case.