Last night, Snoop Dogg and Eminem performed their latest track “From D2 The LBC” live on the other side of the VMAs via the Metaverse. The two rappers’ immersive VMA experience featured Bored Up avatars, cannabis references, and the other coda’s NFT avatars.
This is the first time two major artists have used their BAYC NFTs in a live show, and MTV’s first time showing the Metaverse. In fact, the VMAs called the show an “absolutely legendary performance” — and so did the NFT community!
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In the year On August 28, hip-hop icons Snoop Dogg and Emi reunited to perform their latest single “From D2 The LBC” at the MTV Video Music Awards.
The show started with Eminem and Snoop Dogg smoking on the couch. Soon the two set out on a journey to Metrarus. There, fans will see digital avatars displaying colorful visuals.
At some point, rappers explore the other’s metaverse and turn into bored-up NFTs. The VMA stage they shared featured huge BAYC avatars dancing to the rhythm of the dark track.
Accordingly, MTV has partnered with Yoga Labs for a special performance. Of course, the original show focused more on the NFT market than ever before.
Why did Eminem and Snoop Dogg present the other side’s meta?
Part of the rappers live performance includes clear references to the Otherside metaverse. For example, we can see Eminem and Snoop Dogg meet three giant Coda avatars on their journey through the Metaverse.
In short, Codas are the master beings behind the other digital universe. These mysterious creatures use their energy to keep the Microverse intact. According to the story, the Kodas decided that the Bored Monkeys and a few other groups (mainly from Yoga Labs) could join the other side.
So, it’s no surprise that Eminem and Snoop Dogg have created a mix between their BAYC avatars and the meta views of the other side. The result is an unforgettable mix of NFT projects.
How did the crowd react to Eminem and Snoop Dogg’s NFT show?
For starters, hip-hop fans were excited to see the two icons perform live again. Ironically, this is the first time Eminem and Snoop Dogg have shared the stage in over 20 years. At this point, their enthusiasm for NFTs could be part of the reason behind their collaboration.
After all, Snoop Dogg has one of the largest NFT collections on the market. Meanwhile, Eminem is the proud owner of the Bored Ape NFT and ENS address Eminem.eth.
Together, the rappers used their BAYC IP commercial rights to create a stunning video for their track “From D2 The LBC”. The song premiered at Apefest in June; Indeed, the NFT community is obsessed with the moment.
Eminem and Snoop Dogg’s BAYC-themed video was nominated for Best Hip Hop Video by This year’s MTV VMAs. Overall, live performance has opened many doors for NFT creators to mainstream audiences around the world.
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