Metaverse Fever Hits Its Peak In The Music Industry
- The 2022 MTV VMAs had a performance of hip-hop sensations in the metaverse.
- The combo collaborates after more than 12 years and is very important in the field.
The tendency to be absorbed into the metaverse peaks among celebrities in the music and arts industry. As previously announced, hip-hop sensations Eminem and Snoop Dogg performed at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). They staged their collaborative single “From the D 2 the LBC”.
“From the D 2 The LBC” all the way to the #VMAs stage: @eminem and @snoopdogg pic.twitter.com/gqQgaTQGWD
— MTV (@MTV) August 29, 2022
The performance was widely talked about due to the portrayal of Eminem and Snoop Dogg as Bored Ape avatars purchased by them late last year or early this year. The NFT belonging to the rappers that were featured is Bored Ape #9055 and #6723, which currently have an offer price of 74.5678 ETH and 84.0369 ETH respectively on the Opensea market.
Delimit the visuals
The video featured the atmosphere of Otherside, which is a metaverse gaming site originating from Yuga Labs, the parent company of Bored Ape Yacht Club. The display of the Metaverse or NFT in a ceremony is the premier event in the world.
MTV said in a press release
“This is the first metaverse-inspired performance to ever grace an awards show……Eminem and Snoop Dogg are up for ‘Best Hip Hop’ with ‘From The D 2 The LBC’ , the first collaboration between hip hop megastars in over 20 years.”
Other striking elements of the performance were the virtual stage setup on the MTV logo and the final visual of the skylines of Detroit, bearing the 313 area code and an “8 Mile” sign, and Los Angeles, bearing the area code 213. .
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