Soulja Boy Helps LimeWire Relaunch As NFT Marketplace - HipHopDX

Soulja Boy Helps LimeWire Relaunch As NFT Marketplace – HipHopDX

Soulja Boy Helps LimeWire Relaunch As NFT Marketplace

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Published on: Jul 14, 2022, 8: 09 AM

LimeWire, the file-sharing solution that sustained songs piracy in the 2000 s as well as was consequently closed down, has actually employed Soulja Boy to aid it introduce its return– just this time around, it’s completely lawful.

Earlier this year, LimeWire introduced its strategies to relaunch as a music-oriented NFT (non-fungible token) industry, permitting customers to “check out, accumulate as well as trade one-of-a-kind electronic antiques.” Recently, Soulja Boy connected the business’s return by sharing their most recent commercial on social networks.

The 60- 2nd clip, soundtracked by his 2007 outbreak struck “Crank That (Soulja Boy),” opens up with the once-familiar scene of 2 intermediate school pupils hurrying house from institution to download and install the track on their computer system and also melt it to a mix CD.

The video clip after that quickly forwards to existing day, where the now-fully-grown Big Draco followers experience their childhood years delight by diving right into LimeWire’s brand-new NFT industry. Certainly, “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” was among one of the most commonly downloaded and install tracks on LimeWire and also various other file-sharing solutions upon its launch.

Founded in 2000 by previous Wall Street investor Mark Gorton, LimeWire was shuttered in 2010 after shedding a four-year lawful fight versus the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). A government New York court ruled the internet site deliberately created a “substantial range of violation” by enabling the sharing of hundreds of copyrighted jobs by its 50 million month-to-month customers.

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