The legendary musician, producer and media mogul has a new project and stars show their support
Musicians with multiple hyphens Quincy Jones brings the public a new and more environmentally friendly music platform. On Tuesday, Jones’ new NFT company, OneOf, announced the announcement and has already received support from Doja Cat, YOUR John Legend, Jacob Collier and The child Laroi, Variety reports.
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On Tuesday, the 88-year-old music legend shared the news on his Instagram account with his unmistakable openness.
“I’m sure you’re tired of hearing about NFTs now because of the environment, pricing exclusivity, or whatever else you’ve heard on Twitter … but I look forward to working with a new platform, which is just the opposite of all the negative things you might have heard… ”Jones said.
Quincy Jones speaks on stage during Celebrity Fight Night XXV on March 23, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Amy Sussman / Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night)
“[OneOf is] environmentally friendly, artist-friendly and fan-friendly. I’m really excited that this team is breaking down technology barriers and closing the gap between artists and fans in new ways. “
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, represent ownership of digital products and assets such as songs, photos, videos, and works of art. Unlike other NFT platforms, OneOf aims to offer its customers an affordable and environmentally friendly service. The company says artists using the platform would have a “$ 0 coin cost” per variety.
“I can’t wait to release my first Juicy Drops collection,” said the rap artist and recent Billboard Music Awards winner Doja Cat said in a statement. “However, I want to consider environmental concerns and accessibility for all of my fans before we go live. I am glad to be able to work with OneOf now to address these two issues. “
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In addition to the artists mentioned above, Charlie Puth, G-Easy, DC, Alesso, Auroraand the estate of Whitney Houston I also have plans to work with the company, and Jones gave the musicians big time props in his post.
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Doja Cat (Getty Images)
The company also announced that it will donate a percentage of the revenue from its music releases to environmental groups and other causes that its artists per variety advocate for.
“Blockchain has the ability to democratize property and bring economic empowerment to artists and fans,” said the entrepreneur, blockchain technologist and OneOf co-founder. Lin Dai in a statement.
“We’re building a technology company with an artistic ethos and an environmentally conscious mission to bring hundreds of millions of non-crypto-native users to the blockchain through simple and exciting use cases like NFTs.”
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