A music video showcasing two of the most well-known rappers was nominated for a Video Music Award by media company MTV. Along with the two rappers, the music video featured their Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs.
What Happened: The music video for “From The D 2 The LBC” by Eminem and Snoop Dogg was nominated for a VMA for the Best Hip Hop video category.
- “From The D 2 The LBC”
- “Wait For U”: Future, Drake, TEMS
- “N95”: Kendrick Lamar
- “Big Energy”: Latto
- “Do We Have A Problem?”: Nicki Minaj, Lil Baby
- “Diet Coke”: Pusha T
The music video featured Bored Ape #9055, belonging to Eminem, which has the following traits:
- Gray Background: 12% of Apes
- Hip Hop Clothes: 1%
- Closed Eyes: 7%
- White Fur: 4%
- Army Hat: 3%
- Dumbfounded Mouth: 5%
Bored Ape #6723, owned by Snoop Dogg, was also in the video. The Ape was named Dr. Bombay by Snoop Dogg, who created a brand around the Ape, which he discussed at VeeCon 2022. The Ape has the following traits:
- Gray Background: 12%
- Pimp Coat: 0.8%
- Bored Eyes: 17%
- Cheetah Fur: 4%
- Vietnam Era Helmet: 2%
- Bored Cigar Mouth: 1%
The Snoop Dogg and Eminem music video had more than 37 million views on YouTube, a unit of Alphabet Inc GOOGGOOGL.
The MTV Video Music Awards will air on MTV, a unit of Paramount Global PARAPARAA on Aug. 28, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET.
Why It’s Important: Eminem and Snoop Dogg are among a large number of celebrities and musicians who own NFTs in the popular collection from Yuga Labs.
Bored Ape Yacht Club tweeted it was “incredible to see your Apes come to life in the music video.”
The 64th Grammy Awards had five members of the Bored Ape community receiving nominations: Nas, Justin Bieber, Richard Vagner, Lil Baby and Mike Shinoda were among the nominees. Lil Baby, Shinoda and Vagner all won Grammy Awards in 2022.
Photo: Screenshot from video via YouTube
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