Grammy-nominated soul and R&B artist Aloe Blacc has actually partnered with LA street artist Philip Lumbang to launch an NFT collection titled ‘BeatHeadz’. Created with the help of co-founders Jeremy Levitan and Tom Ciszek, the project is an innovative, creative, and narrational effort to outline the business toxicity that has manifested itself into the modern-day age of the music market.
The collection launched on Crypto.com on April 21st, and features 10,808 generative profile photo NFTs of human-like cartoons with an accessory for cool earphones. In the future, and through an airdrop of a beat, holders will be able to discover what song their NFT is listening to.
Each NFT is part of a symbolic story which informs the mythological tale of 8 BeatHeadz heroes voyaging to the evil and exploitative land of the ‘Negaverse,’ where they then free its BeatHeadz people from the hazards produced by the ‘muse-sick’ market. From here, the objective of the BeatHeadz is to bring life and soul back into the universal music scene, by awakening music lovers who are having their cash extracted by the ill-intended muse-sick market.
Over time, these eight champ NFTs will be exposed, in addition to 16 one-of-a-kinds, ultra-rare BeatHeadz which have actually been created by Lumbang.
In addition, Blacc and Lumbang will turn chosen artists into BeatHeadz Music Icons, which will then be airdropped to collectors each month. BeatHeadz Music Icons will be available in various tiers of rarity, and those who gather the very first 12 will receive a special benefit. There will likewise be a parallel NFT collection of BeatHeadz characters in their put behind bars, Negaverse kind, which once again, will be PFP NFTs with an unique set of qualities.
In line with Blacc’s enthusiasm towards social reform and activism, 25% of the proceeds raised by the collection’s mint will be contributed to charities which support music education, whilst the popular artist also intends for strong neighborhood to be cultivated from the launch.
Speaking on the collection and what its neighborhood might get to experience, Blacc stated: “Fantastic art brings individuals together. We eagerly anticipate providing live music VIP experiences. We likewise look forward to offering our own branded festivals. In whatever way music can be shared, we want to engage.”
In addition, Blacc and Lumbang will turn selected artists into BeatHeadz Music Icons, which will then be airdropped to collectors each month. BeatHeadz Music Icons will come in different tiers of rarity, and those who gather the first 12 will get a special benefit. There will also be a parallel NFT collection of BeatHeadz characters in their locked up, Negaverse kind, which once again, will be PFP NFTs with an unique set of characteristics.