M.I and Falz Join NFT 100 Creators Programme | See Full List
Nigerian heavyweight rappers M.I Abaga and Falz have been unveiled as part of Binance NFT's inaugural '100 creators' programme.
Binance is one of the leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure providers in the world. They recently announced a new campaign on Binance NFT Marketplace tagged "100 Creators". The program aims to support and promote creatives and creators from all over the globe and spotlight NFT pieces from their cultures.
Scheduled to launch on June 24, 2021, Nigerian witty rappers M.I Abaga and Falz are part of the 100 creators that have been selected all over the globe to launch an exclusive NFT collection on Binance. According to reports, the NFT collection will feature 5 NFTs “exploring the intersection between technology and creativity”.
Illegal music boss, M.I Abaga on Monday, 14th of June took to his Instagram page to confirm the announcement, he wrote:
I'm honored to be one of 100 creatives from around the world selected to be part of @binance NFT Creators campaign. Not only will I be creating 5 unique NFT's for the platform but I am glad to be able to educate a new generation of creatives on how technology can create sustainable pathways to value for them! 🙏🏾🔌
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According to Naira Metrics, the Director of Binance Africa, Emmanuel Babalola, said:
We are especially excited to host African creators as we see the profound opportunity NFTs and the blockchain bring to the entire continent. As NFTs transform the digital art world, it is important that African creators are provided with an even larger platform with optimal solutions to reach a more global audience
Although lawyer-rapper Falz as of now is yet to officially share the news on his social media page, the official list released by Binance includes his name as one of the creators.
American Entrepreneur Russell Simmons, Nigerian Crypto artist Jacon Osinachi, British-Nigerian hyperrealist artist Kelvin Okafor, Russian street artist, Misha Most and even cultural institutions like the Uganda Museum are part of the creators that made the list.