Music NFT News: Diplo drops today • NFT LA is live • 50M NFT uploads • Rudy Mazu –


Today Diplo will, for the first time, give his fans an opportunity to share ownership in one of his songs via his latest single.

Like Nas, Diplo is using Royal for the drop. Royal is a music royalty marketplace where fans can purchase streaming royalty tokens of select songs.

Today’s drop details

  • Song: “Don’t Forget My Love” featuring R&B artist Miguel
  • Date/Time: Tuesday, March 29 at 6pm ET / 3pm PT on Royal
  • Social: On Tuesday around 5:30pm ET, Diplo and Royal CEO Justin Blau aka 3LAU will go live here on Twitter to talk about the drop, why Diplo is giving fans a chance to share ownership of his latest single and more. 
  • More info: Details on tokens and tiers, and how to purchase in the blog post 

NFT LA is in full swing

The four-day event being held now in downtown Los Angeles on March 28-31 included evening entertainment from Sir Mix-a-Lot and more

NFT LA has announced a lineup of speakers including Cory Van Lew, a visual artist known for NFT works that blend brilliant colors with positive vibes, Asad Malik, CEO of Augmented Reality app Jadu, and Avery Akkineni, president of Gary Vaynerchuk’s Vayner NFT.

The three will be joining such heavyweight attendees as tech founder Mark Cuban and DJ Steve Aoki for discussions that will range from the role played by NFTs in metaverse worlds, music and sports to cryptographically protected personal-identification tools. passes 50M NFT Uploads

This morning, NFT.Storage announced that it has surpassed 50 million NFT uploads. This milestone comes less than a year after the launch of the free long-term storage service designed for off-chain NFT data.

Providing the framework needed to secure the world’s internet, NFT.Storage powered by Filecoin is growing by 60% month over month, having expanded by a staggering 250% since the start of the year.

New from Rudy Mazu

Ruby Mazu is the artist known for creating the iconic ‘mouth and tongue’ design for the Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice cover. 3 months ago, Mazur won his battle with brain cancer, but is now battling throat cancer.

His first NFT series auction sold for record setting $1.1 million. His next NFT is his artistic rendering of the American folk and rock singer-songwriter Jim Croce, with a portion of proceeds going to cancer charities.

Mazur is collaborating with futurist technology company, Cosmic Wire, which helps artists monetize their IP in Web3 and beyond. Cosmic Wire has collaborated on many artistic projects including the hybrid NFT Banksy “Spy Booth” Wall Mural.

“It has been inspirational to see Ruby Mazur, a renowned artist, whose work will leave a legacy, using his talents for the benefit of many who suffer from cancer,” said Julie Greenbaum, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at FCancer. “Ruby’s story is a tale of bravery and courage, and we are proud to collaborate with him in bringing hope to so many.”

Bruce Houghton on 03/29/2022 in Music Tech | Permalink | Comments (0)

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