First Artist to Make Their Debut With NFT Sale: Lil Bitcoin, Inaugural NFT To Be Auctioned Ahead Of First Single
Today, marks the first time in history that a musician makes their debut in the form of an NFT. It only makes sense that Lil Bitcoin, an avatar powered by cryptocurrency, launches his career via digital art piece to be sold to the highest bidder. This 1 of 1 NFT auction goes live today at 12PM on https://foundation.app/lilbitcoin . The visual, a collaboration with fast-rising digital artist Tillavision who has created celebrated NFT works for Chief Keef and Swae Lee, serves as an introduction to the decentralized crypto-rapper known as Lil Bitcoin. His Mitch Mula (Juice WRLD, Lil Yachty, French Montana) produced single “I Love Bitcoin” isn’t due until 3/26 but it can be previewed as the music bed to this NFT that pays homage to blockchain pioneers like Beeple and Cryptopunks.
Lil Bitcoin’s debut single “I Love Bitcoin” will be available on traditional DSP’s March 26th via Factory New, the world’s only virtual record label also home to groundbreaking A.I. rapper FN Meka.
Factory New is a first of it’s kind next-generation music company specializing in virtual beings. In fact, its roster is comprised of exclusively virtual artists. Factory New was founded by experts with a decorated past in the video game and music business who have rejected the outdated models of these industries. They are building the music company of the future without restrictions of human form or earthly reality.