NFT Review 102 - Future of NFT-fueled Music
DeGods ditch Polygon, Star Trek NFT trademarks, JPEG’d exploited for $11m, and more.
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Dear NFT enthusiast,
The convergence of music and blockchain is taking a significant stride with Bolero and its Song Shares framework. This platform offers fans micro-ownership over an artist's music, turning listeners into stakeholders who earn a percentage of the royalties a song generates.
The "Song Share" concept is a harmonious blend of creativity and economics, allowing independent artists to connect directly with their fans. For instance, the platinum track "Brothers" by French rapper Rilès generated a return on investment of 9.2% over a year through this model. It's an approach that not only opens new revenue streams but also fosters a more intimate connection between the artist and the audience.
Bolero's venture underscores the transformative power of blockchain, offering a direct bridge between artists and their audiences. As more artists gravitate towards this model, Bolero's CEO, Bailey, hints at future plans that could further shape the music industry.
This development beckons a question: Could blockchain-fueled platforms like Bolero be the key to a more inclusive, artist-centric music industry?
Thank you for reading and have a great week.
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