Kanye West says no to NFTs
Kanye West received’t be buying a Bored Ape Yacht Membership nonfungible token (NFT) any time quickly.
In a strongly worded Instagram publish made on Monday, Ye acknowledged “Don’t ask me to do a f*cking NFT.” The message within the photograph, shared together with his 10.5 million followers, explains he’s targeted on “constructing actual merchandise in the actual world.”
He didn’t mince his phrases in a follow-up remark to the Instagram publish:
“STOP ASKING ME TO DO NFTs I’M NOT FINNA CO-SIGN … FOR NOW I’M NOT ON THAT WAVE I MAKE MUSIC AND PRODUCTS IN THE REAL WORLD”.
Whereas celebrities together with Neymar, Eminem and Jake Paul who made money grabs for NFTs in 2021, the billionaire and former presidential candidate Kanye West is categorically in opposition to the digital tokens.
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Kayne West joins a rising checklist of NFT-skeptics, together with celebrities corresponding to Keanu Reeves. Film star Reeves joked in an interview for the Matrix Resurrections that NFTs are “simply reproduced.”
Not like Reeves’ character Neo, who’s trapped within the Matrix, Ye will proceed to work on “actual merchandise” within the “actual world”. West’s album Donda 2 is scheduled for launch on Feb. 22. In the meantime, NFT followers will surprise how Ye may very well be so heartless?