Snoop Dogg and Eminem to Represent Yuga Labs at VMAs This Sunday

Snoop Dogg and Eminem to Represent Yuga Labs at VMAs This Sunday

Snoop Dogg and Eminem are taking the stage at this year's MTV Video Music Awards with a one-of-a-kind performance of their hit new single, "From the D 2 The LBC," which is inspired by Bored Ape Yacht Club and the rest of the Yuga Labs' ecosystem, according to a press release from Eminem's official website.

The VMAs stage will be transformed into a fictional world inspired by Yuga Labs' Otherside metaverse, in partnership with Yuga Labs. Otherside saw more than $1 billion worth of virtual land NFTs sold during its Otherdeeds drop, and it is working on creating an operational metaverse.

This is the first time Eminem is performing at the VMAs since 2010 when he performed "Not Afraid" and "Love the Way You Lie." Snoop Dogg has been away from the VMAs even longer, not performing for the last 17 years. In 2005 he took the stage with Diddy.

Snoop Dogg and Eminem released "From the D 2 The LBC" during Ape Fest two months ago. Since then, it has amassed more than 46 million views on YouTube. The video features Snoop Dogg's Bored Ape NFT, known as Dr. Bombay, as well as Eminem's Bored Ape NFT.

Eminem entered the Yuga Labs' ecosystem in January 2022, while Snoop Dogg had previously joined the virtual club on Dec. 21, 2021.

Since then, Snoop Dogg has been using his Bored Ape NFT in all sorts of creative ways, dropping an album using its IP and even creating a BAYC-inspired dessert shop called Dr Bombay's Sweet Exploration.

Bored Ape Yacht Club currently has a floor price of 76.49 ETH, nearly 10 ETH more than that of CryptoPunks.

More about Bored Ape Yacht Club

Arguably the most successful NFT project, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), is a collection of 10,000 uniquely generated bored apes that are stored on the Ethereum blockchain. Launched on April 23, Bored Ape Yacht Club had a mint price of 0.08 ETH and the collection sold out on April 30, 2021. Since its launch, the project has dropped multiple companion collections including Bored Ape Kennel Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, and Otherdeed for Otherside, and has helped onboard a number of high profile and celebrity collectors to the NFT ecosystem.

At the time of publish, the Bored Ape Yacht Club floor price sits at 65.99 ETH, and has stayed relatively flat over the past 24 hours on 920 ETH volume of transactions. Over the last 30 days, 26 sharp wallets have sold 29 NFTs and 29 sharp wallets have bought 29 NFTs in the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection. Catch up on other recent Bored Ape Yacht Club news here.

Recent Bored Ape Yacht Club Sales

#9892sold at 12/05 8:12pm for
65.0
#1971sold at 12/05 6:12pm for
68.7
#6866sold at 12/05 3:12pm for
81.0
#276sold at 12/05 2:12pm for
140
#298sold at 12/05 7:12am for
81.6

Recent Bored Ape Yacht Club Listings

#5682listed at 12/05 9:12pm for
73.5
#8477listed at 12/05 8:12pm for
121
#8477listed at 12/05 8:12pm for
121
#8477listed at 12/05 8:12pm for
121
#5655listed at 12/05 8:12pm for
78.9
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