On October 20, the iconic rap star Snoop Dogg announced he’s participating in a non-fungible token (NFT) sitcom with the popular basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters. In line with the announcement, the NFT drop is a part of a marketing campaign that includes a restricted version Snoop Dogg and Globetrotters NFT assortment.
NFT Whale Snoop Dogg Partner With the Harlem Globetrotters
It’s well known that the musician and American rapper Snoop Dogg is a fan of cryptocurrencies and non-fungible token (NFT) assets. In recent times, the crypto group found that Snoop was a crypto whale with a large collection of NFTs in his portfolio.
This was after the hip-hop star said bitcoin was “here to stay” and lauded the innovations behind non-fungible token technology. Snoop also partnered with Crypto.com when it launched its NFT market and recently the rapper partnered with the NFT blockchain virtual world The Sandbox.
On Wednesday evening (EDT), the rapper revealed that he partnered with the iconic Harlem Globetrotters, the basketball innovators who popularized concepts like the jump shot, slam dunk, and the team’s players also invented the half-court hook shot. The American exhibition basketball team originated from the South Side of Chicago in 1926.
Quite a lot of well-known players who later joined the NBA were members of the Globetrotters such as Wilt “The Stilt” Chamberlain, Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, and Connie “The Hawk” Hawkins. The NFT launch with Snoop and the Globetrotters will be a restricted version NFT sitcom featuring the workforce and the rapper. The NFT will be accessible exclusively through the web portal vast.app.
“Marking the NFT drop as a part of the Globetrotters’ New Tech, New Trainer, New Tour campaign, the NFT sitcom, “Da Dogg Gone Gym” features a 1970’s era Snoop Dogg as a Globetrotter coach together with Bay Area dancer and viral sensation Junebug,” the announcement notes. The sitcom NFT description also states:
Full with canned applause and chuckle tracks, the sitcom serves up the same lighthearted enchantment and basketball cred that define both the Harlem Globetrotters and Snoop Dogg.
Globetrotter Players Say It’s a Dream Come True to Work With the Iconic Hip-Hop Legend
Sunni Hickman, the Globetrotters’ VP of marketing and sales detailed that it’s been a “dream come true for our Globetrotter players to work with the iconic Snoop Dogg.” Hickman added, “[Snoop’s] passion for basketball and baller tradition is second to none; to have him as a part of our team has been super dope.”
In line with the announcement, Snoop collaboration with the Globetrotters was sparked by the gaming and promotional network behind the vast.app, Amusement Park Entertainment, and creative technique firm Model Positioning Docs. In the midst of the NFT drop, the Harlem Globetrotters are brazenly pursuing an NBA franchise.
Source: Bitcoin News