Do you have Bitcoin? Hip hop icon Busta Rhymes plans to get BTC payouts
Hip hop legend Busta Rhymes says he’s considering trying to get paid in Bitcoin (BTC).
The “Break your neck” the superstar has told his 3.8 million fans on Twitter that he is considering accepting BTC for concerts and other business transactions.
think about getting payment #Bitcoin for shows and future business relationships.
Should be easier to do correctly?
– Busta Rhymes (@BustaRhymes) August 19, 2021
The rapper, real name Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr., also asked other artists a question.
“Let me ask the question.
As an artist, would you like to be remunerated with ..
10k in cash right now or 10k in bitcoin ??? ”
Busta’s embrace of the crypto king appears to have started in July when he watched the B Word conference with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey and hedge fund titan Cathie Wood. According to the music mogul, it was completely sold on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency and quickly became curious about the leading Ethereum (ETH) smart contract platform.
officially holding Bitcoin.
Look at eth next.
– Busta Rhymes (@BustaRhymes) July 22, 2021
Moving fast after catching the crypto bug, Busta also took an interest in non-fungible tokens (NFTs). He was previously named Ambassador for The HUSL, a platform that connects artists and their fans through NFTs.
Busta joins a slew of musical artists entering the crypto space. In March, indie rock band Kings of Leon became the first music group to release an album as NFT. Earlier this year, rapper and singer Akon announced he was trying to build his own smart cities in Uganda and Senegal powered by his own crypto “Akoin”.
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