In the end, do NFTs even matter? Linkin Park rapper joins celebrity NFT mania
Mike Shinoda, the musician and co-founder of rap-rock band Linkin Park, launched an auction on Rarible last night for “Zora,” a nonfungible token (NFT) music clip from a forthcoming song. In doing so, Shinoda joins an ever-growing throng of celebrities and influencers who are dipping their toes into NFT tech — and bringing their considerable fanbases along for the ride.
Late last night Shinoda revealed the drop with a short Tweet:
— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) February 6, 2021
In a follow-up thread Shinoda described the auction as an “experiment,” and seemed to be impressed with the value proposition of provable scarcity and ownership:
“Here’s the crazy thing. Even if I upload the full version of the…