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On October 18th, the award-winning performer Ziggy Marley (Bob and Rita Marley’s eldest son) will celebrate his birthday with a music NFT collection via OneOf. The performer will launch a never-before-heard demo of his hit song “Beach In Hawaii”. Furthermore, each NFT will come with unique illustrations by Jim Mahfood renowned for his works at Disney, Coemdy Central, and more.
In fact, each digital assset brings unique experiences and prizes – so let’s find out more!
What is Ziggy Marley’s NFT drop all about?
This week, the iconic eight-time GRAMMY winner Ziggy Marley officially taps into NFTs! In essence, his NFT collection reveals the unheard version of his song “Beach In Hawaii”. The drop will go live on October 17th via OneOf, a green music-focused Web3 platform.
In addition to the demo, fans will also receive a digital artwork from none other than Jim Mahfood. The iconic illustrator has been working with Cartoon Network, Marvel, Disney, and created several comic book series himself.
Of course, the NFT’s illustration perfectly captures Ziggy Marley’s reggae style and the essence of “Beach In Hawaii.” After all, the Rolling Stones once described it as “a quick-stepping song wiht sun-soaked guitars that mask a heartsick loneliness”. Let’s have a look:
Which are your perks as an NFT holder?
If you’re interested in Ziggy Marley’s NFT collection, you’re in for many surprises. Each NFT holder can get one of the following prizes:
- A guitar signed by Ziggy Marley himself;
- The chance to design limited-edition Ziggy-themed merch with 50% royalties;
- A vacation to Ziggy Marley’s performance at an upcoming music festival;
- Lifetime access for two to all of Marley’s upcoming headlining shows.
Considering these amazing opportunities, Ziggy’s NFT drop is a go-to choice for any reggae music enthusiast. Notably, the performer will donate 100% of the proceeds to his own charity foundation, U.R.G.E. (Unlimited Resources Giving Enlightenment). The organization aims to support children’s health care and educational systems worldwide with a focus on Africa and Jamaica.
What is OneOf?
In essence, OneOf is a green Web3 platform focusing on entertainment NFTs. Launched in 2021, it is built on the Tezos and Polygon blockchains. Its user-friendly interface and simple payment methods skyrocketed the platform to popularity. These parks have also attracted many popular musicians, including Doja Cat, Biggie Smalls, DJ Alesso, and even the official Grammy Awards!
“I’m looking forward to my fans getting to experience my music and Jim Mahfood’s brilliant illustration in this new way thanks to my NFT collection and OneOf,” Ziggy Marley said in a statement. “To combine my first launch on Web3 with my charitable U.R.G.E foundation is an exciting opportunity for my music and work.”