Steve Aoki poster
TOKYO, December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – NFTs are tokens that we can use to represent ownership of unique items. As proof of ownership, NFTs can include digital arts and collectibles to real estate and other physical assets. The true and traceable nature of ownership empowers content creators more than ever before.
The third quarter of 2021 alone saw more than $ 10 billion in NFT trading volume across blockchains, a substantial increase from the $ 1.2 billion in the second quarter. While the adoption of NFT in games has already reached a certain maturity, for example concerning the trade of in-game objects, various other industries, in particular those involved in the production of digital content such as music or video, are experimenting. technology.
NFTs are a growing phenomenon in ICCA; collectors can bring their NFTs to exhibitions and auctions online.
Solana, a blockchain network launched in 2020, is a public and open source blockchain platform. Solana has many technological breakthroughs; it allows its users to create, mint their own tokens, NFT as well as securely store them with low cost and fast throughput. Monkey Kingdom is now one of the biggest NFT projects on Solana.
Presentation of the monkey kingdom
the Monkey kingdom consists of 2,222 algorithmically generated Sun Wukong-Inspired NFTs hosted on the Solana platform: which today houses the fastest growing blockchain ecosystem in the cryptocurrency space. The artwork itself is based on the legendary Monkey king – the main character of the 16th century Chinese novel Travel west, best known for his supernatural abilities and whimsical escapades. A cultural emblem widely recognized and appreciated among global Asian communities today, Sun Wukong embodies wisdom, optimism and perpetual youth – concepts that resonate with generations old and new.
The underlying mission of Monkey Kingdom is not only to foster a sense of inclusion within the NFT community, but also to act as a means to amplify Asian voices and experiences around the world within the web 3.0 ecosystem.
Since its recent launch on November 27 – last month – the project has skyrocketed in popularity: it has become one of the most successful NFT projects in the world. It became one of the first massively successful NFT projects launched in Asia and is currently being compared to Bored Ape Yacht Club and Cryptopunks. Its global traction was aided by the support of prominent Asian celebrities along the way including Steve Aoki, JJ Lin, Sunny Wang, Dizzy Dizzo, Ian Chan (of the Hong Kong-based group Mirror) and Verbal (founder of prominent streetwear brand AMBUSH), to name a few.
Following the success of the initial project launch, the highly anticipated second drop will take place on December 21 with the introduction of Baepes – Female Wukong Apes. All proceeds from the initial sale of the NFT will be donated to a charity of choice, with the goal of supporting Asian communities around the world.
Monkey Kingdom Christmas Party [23:00 HKT, December 23rd, 2021]
To celebrate the project’s success so far and to thank the growing community, Monkey Kingdom will team up this month with world-renowned DJ Steve Aoki to host the Monkey Kingdom Christmas Party on Cryptovoxels – a digital metaverse acclaimed for its immersive effect. end events and experiences. The digital party will take place on a large temple-inspired stage built on the Cryptovoxels platform.
Ranked among the top ten DJs in the world last year, Steve Aoki is armed with an array of virtuoso references. The Grammy-nominated DJ, record producer and director of records in the international electronic music industry will perform a 60-minute set on December 23 at 11:00 p.m. HKT. Before his set, Taiwanese artist Dizzy Dizzo will also open the show with a spectacular performance.
The Monkey Kingdom would like to extend a warm invitation to all holders and members of the community, as well as any guests and fans who just want to join in the festivities or tune in to see the performance – ushering in the holiday season as united collective.
Company: Monkey Kingdom Ltd
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/monkeykingdom_/ (note – there is an underscore)
Metaverse Party Links
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