Makersplace, a non-fungible token (NFT) market platform, will release a collection of NFTs based on Tupac Shakur’s most well-known jewelry pieces on December 15. To produce the NFT collectibles known as “The Immortal Collection”.
Makersplace and the NFT artists and curators Impossible Brief and Digital Arts & Sciences worked closely with Shakur’s estate.
Tupac’s “The Immortal Collection” is set to be released on December 15th. Tupac Shakur (commonly known as 2pac or Makaveli) fans will soon be able to bid on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that are officially endorsed by the Shakur estate. Rare jewelry inspired by some of the pieces worn by the iconic rap star before his death on September 7, 1996, will be on display at the NFTs. The NFTs for the Makersplace drop was designed by Impossible Brief, an NFT artist, and curated by Digital Arts & Sciences in collaboration with the Shakur estate.
“The Immortal Collection” is set to drop on December 15, this drop will feature an NFT jewelry collection based on some of Tupac’s most well-known pieces, from his 2pac and diamond solitaire rings to his Makaveli bracelet and the medallion he wore in the last photo ever taken of him,” according to the announcement.
The NFTs are inspired by some of Tupac’s personal belongings and antiques that will be on display at the future Tupac museum. “Tupac Shakur: Wake Me When I’m Free” will be the title of the museum exhibition, which will debut in January 2022.
With the permission of the Shakur estate, NFT artist Impossible Brief and curators Digital Arts & Sciences were able to choose elements from the rap legend’s archives. “The world’s first NFT [collection] sanctioned by the Shakur estate,” according to the release.
Tupac Shakur is largely regarded as the most influential rapper of all time, with over 75 million albums sold worldwide. Since Shakur’s death, five full albums have been released, all of which have been certified Platinum.
“What Tupac saw in himself, in the stories he felt were worthy of conveying, and what binds everyone to each other,” the collection description continues.
The estate of Tupac Shakur was projected to be valued at roughly $40 million in 2020. Afeni Shakur, his mother, oversaw his estate until she died in 2016. Trustees of Tupac’s estate, according to sources, are now in charge of the rapper’s fortune. Tupac was believed to owe his record label three albums in exchange for bail money to get out of prison, despite being worth $40 million.