Boy George has mentioned he will likely be “mixing the entire issues I do collectively” as he introduced he will likely be creating content material for cryptocurrency alternate Crypto.com’s new non-fungible token (NFT) platform.
An NFT is a singular digital token, a restricted version asset within the digital world, together with jpegs and video clips, that may be purchased and bought like some other merchandise however has no bodily type of its personal.
The NFT works as a certification for possession of a bodily asset which suggests the NFT will successfully operate like a uncommon buying and selling card.
NFTs are purchased utilizing cryptocurrency and run on a blockchain, a decentralised digital ledger that paperwork transactions and possession.
Crypto.com beforehand introduced the platform will function content material from Snoop Dogg and Lionel Richie and sea shanty singer Nathan Evans, and can make a bid to be the “world’s largest and most user-friendly NFT platform”.
Boy George’s content material will embody animated and nonetheless variations of his personal work, in addition to music and different inventive endeavours.
He mentioned: “I believe life turned me into artwork. My function fashions have been each inventive varieties and hard-working varieties.
“I’ve painted myself and others. I’ve painted myself right into a nook.
“I really like metaphors and thriller and crypto appears like klepto in order that makes me a crypto maniac.
“Artwork is sort of a accomplice? Can you reside with it? Digital artwork is a brand new emotion and it may be very musical.
“I’m mixing the entire issues I do collectively, music, artwork, vogue, poetry and anything it results in. I’ve stopped refusing to be influenced.”
Crypto.com/NFT, which is launching on March 26, will even host content material from athletes and sports activities.