Los Angeles (CoinChapter) – Crypto.com announced the launch of a new non-fungible token (NFT) platform. That will feature content from the likes of Snoop Dogg, Lionel Richie, Boy George and others.
The Hong Kong-based exchange, which currently boasts 10 million global users. Claimed it will be the “world’s largest and most user-friendly NFT platform.”
The only way to access the platform will be through invitation only. It will feature collaborations between mainstream and digital artists. The venture is being led by Crypto.com’s new global head of NFTs, music industry veteran Joe Conyers III.
“At launch users will have the option to 1-click buy using their credit or debit card,” Crypto.com said in a statement. “Any collector, or fan, will be able to acquire, trade, and resell NFTs through the platform, regardless of whether or not they are a Crypto.com user.”
Snoop Dogg’s inclusion on the platform is interesting as he has enthusiastically tweeted about cryptocurrencies in the past.
Lionel Richie, one of the best selling music artists of all time. Will team up with digital artist Klarens Malluta to produce an NFT. He said in a statement. “Looking forward to collaborating with [Malluta] on a digital piece and with a little ‘All Night Long’ in this new medium.”
1980’s pop icon Boy George will also create content for the platform. Saying: “Digital art is a new emotion.”
Other sports team and leagues will join the platform in the coming weeks. The Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team will be marking its return to F1 after 60 years with a collection of NFTs on the site. Online artist BossLogic and TikTok sea shanty star Nathan Evans also will be part of the platform.
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Crypto.com’s new NFT platform is the latest example of the explosion in the crypto space. Earlier this month, digital artist Beeple sold an NFT for a record $69 million.
Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot, a marketplace where collectors can buy virtual cards. Additionally has taken off with record-breaking sales.