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Rug Radio Adds to Leadership Team
Logan Hitchcock

Rug Radio hired Loxley Fernandes to join its executive team where he will lead business development and strategy as co-CEO, according to a tweet from the platform

Why It Matters: Fernandes has experience in founding and growing businesses and has an intimate knowledge of Rug Radio and its mechanics having helped spearhead initiatives with the Rug Radio DAO. Bringing on an experienced leader will help Rug Radio to secure partnerships and expand its brand and operations. 


I am honored to announce that I have accepted a position as co-CEO of Rug Radio. I am full of gratitude to the team for bringing me into this position to usher in the next generation of media. I am truly passionate about democratizing knowledge & opportunity and I believe that this position at Rug Radio is the nexus of my passions & experience. Loxley Fernandes

What's Next: The press release did not indicate any immediate plans for Loxley and team, but Rug Radio has been busy in recent weeks, launching its "listen-and-earn" initiative and preparing for its upcoming PFP mint in collaboration with artist Corey Van Lew. 

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Rug Radio Adds to Leadership Team
Listen and Earn
Julian Son

Rug Radio's listen-to-earn loyalty program opens on tomorrow's GM Web3, according to a tweet from the project. 

Action Items: Rug Radio encouraged users to opt-in to the program in advance so they don't miss the claim window. To do so:

  1. Go to http://rugradio.xpandrewards.xyz.
  2. Opt-in to the Rewards Program (must have a RR NFT in your wallet).
  3. Click “claim secret code.”
  4. Input the code given.

🎤 Listen-to-Earn?

The Rug Radio listen-to-earn program is a subset of its Participate-to-Govern Loyalty Rewards Program, which rewards members for engaging and sharing about the project. Users can receive the $RUG token for liking, commenting, retweeting, and sharing hashtags related to Rug Radio and its creators.

The first listen-to-earn was introduced at the town hall on Jan. 13, offering live listeners up to 69 $RUG tokens.

❗ Why it Matters: With Rug Radio soon to be releasing a PFP collection, the listen-to-earn rewards program serves as another way for the community to engage and bring mindshare to the project.

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Listen and Earn
Rug Radio Announces PFP Mint Date
Bill Monighetti

The upcoming Rug Radio PFPs featuring art by Corey Van Lew will drop on Monday, February 6, according to project leader Farokh.

❗ Why it Matters: These upcoming NFTs will serve as the official PFPs of the Rug Radio ecosystem.

🧠 Need to Know:

  • Rug Radio NFT and Corey Van Lew 1-of-1 holders will be able to mint these PFPs beginning on February 6 for 690 $RUG (the project's native token).
  • Phase 2 will be based on an allow list that will be determined by raffle.
  • The third wave, if the project has not yet sold out, will be open to the public.

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Rug Radio Announces PFP Mint Date
Rug Radio Set to Release PFP Project
Staff Writer

Rug Radio is set to release a PFP NFT collection according to its founder Farokh who made the announcement at Art Basel.

While the release date and how to lock yourself into the new PFP project are unknown, it is known that Cory Van Lew will be the artist behind the NFTs.

Lucky Trader will cover more updates on the recently announced PFP collection as they occur.

Rug Radio Set to Release PFP Project
BAYC Founders to Appear on Rug Radio Show
Staff Writer

Yuga Labs co-founders Wylie Aranow (@GordonGoner) and Greg Solano (@CryptoGarga) will be guests on the Rug Radio GM NFTs show Friday at 11:15 a.m. ET.

The show, which is hosted by Farokh, OSF_NFT and greatmando_NFT, starts at 10:30 a.m. ET. 

Aranow and Solano were recently guests on Decrypt's gm podcast and have also appeared on the Full Send podcast.

Aranow was in the news for calling out the Adidas partnership with Ye (formerly Kanye West) for Ye's anti-Semitic rant and said he didn't "want Yuga involved in anything related to (Ye)." Adidas broke off the partnership soon after.

 

BAYC Founders to Appear on Rug Radio Show
New Wallet Sweeps 119 Rug Radio NFTs
Staff Writer

A wallet recently swept a total of 119 Rug Radio NFTs this evening for a total of more than 45.00 ETH according to etherscan.

The wallet was created in October 2022 according to OpenSea and was loaded with more than 50.00 ETH today via a Blockfolio account. Shortly after the wallet received the ETH it began sweeping Rug Radio NFTs via the Blur.io marketplace.

Known as EMBRACECHAOS on OpenSea, the wallet currently holds 119 NFTs, all of which are Rug Radio NFTs purchased during the sweeps.

 

New Wallet Sweeps 119 Rug Radio NFTs
Allowlist Opportunity | Rug Radio x Sotheby's
Tyler Warner

Rug Radio announced its latest allowlist opportunity, teaming up with auction house Sotheby's for the first-ever NFT collection from artist Sebastião Salgado for his collection "Amazônia."

For those unfamiliar, Sebastião Salgado is a Brazilian photographer, and one of his last projects, Genesis, was exhibited in museums such as the International Center of Photography. His Amazônia NFT collection will mint for $200-250. 

To qualify for the allowlist spot, users will need to hold a Rug Radio Membership Pass or Genesis NFT, and then enter the PREMINT raffle to potentially win 1 of the 100 spots. There are no wallet balance requirements to enter.

The Rug Radio Membership pass NFT is at 0.0147 ETH floor at the time of writing, and the Genesis NFT is at 0.239 ETH.

 

Allowlist Opportunity | Rug Radio x Sotheby's
RugDAO Partners With Metascapes
Staff Writer

Rug Radio's RugDAO announced a partnership with Metascapes, making it the first incubation project for the DAO. 

As part of the partnership, RugDAO will receive presale spots to Metascapes' NFT Iceland event and 25 percent of all secondary sales. In turn, Metascapes will continue to host weekly Twitter Spaces with artists who are part of Rug Radio. 

RugDAO Partners With Metascapes

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