Welcome to NFT Watch presented by Algopulse, a weekly series covering all the latest news in the Algorand NFT space. We’ll be looking into the biggest drops, sales, and platforms on the market so that you can keep tabs on this rapidly growing area.
First Opulous S-NFT Set to be Released
Blockchain-based music licensing protocol Opulous has this week announced their first-ever S-NFT single Big Zuu’s new release, “NFT BARS” is set to release on December 30th, 2021. The S-NFT sold out in just 30 minutes when it was originally auctioned in April 2021. In the time since the sale, Big Zuu released his debut album “Navigate” in October, earned a BAFTA nomination, and won awards for his TV show “Big Zuu’s Big Eats”. Opulous have just released instructions for investors who bought shares in the single to claim their assets.
Immortal Jolly Launch Collaboration Series
The Immortal Jolly NFT series have announced a new collaboration with several of Algorand’s most high-profile NFT projects in an auction to raise money for the Hawaii-based Sea Love Charity initiative. Partnering with People of Point, Al Goanna, Yieldling, Algo Yeti, and Bored Alien Squad, Immortal Jolly have created special NFTs representing each project. The auction will take place on Algoxnft with 75% of the funds raised going towards the Sea Love Charity initiative in Hawaii.
Al Goanna Launch Art Goanna Spin-off Series
One of Algorand’s most successful ever NFT projects, Al Goanna, this week launched a new spin-off collection called Art Goanna which will see them collaborate with a variety of talented artists. The first drop of this series saw them work with Algopulse Co-founder and Master of Art, Caleb Hutchinson. Hutchinson produced 10 unique Goannas that were auctioned off on EXA Finance with proceeds distributed between Goanna Tree Planting Fund, the Al Goanna community, and the artist.
Adidas Originals Enter the Metaverse
In big news this week for the wider NFT ecosystem, global sportswear giants Adidas announced a collaboration with renowned NFT projects Gmoney, Punkscomic, and BoredApe. Since launching the collaboration, the series has raised $43 million in 72 hours, reaching second spot on the OpenSea rankings. While this news is not specific to the Algorand ecosystem it represents another huge brand crossing into the metaverse which will only serve to drive further adoption of blockchain technology.
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