music tokenization

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Google Plays Nice With NFTs, Starbucks Puts Ex-MLB Star’s NFT Project on Deck
Google is allowing NFTs in games in its play store, while Starbucks recruits Micah Johnson’s Aku character for its next at-bat with NFTs.
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Snoop Dogg and a16z Back Web3 Music Platform Sound’s $20M Funding Round
The company aims to help artists make a living for their music by minting their songs on-chain and selling them directly to fans.
Sound co-founder David Greenstein (Sound)

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Music Albums as an Asset Class
NFTs enable 6 major shifts in the music industry, which could lead to new investment opportunities for clients of financial advisors.
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Mastercard Drops Free NFTs, Launches Web3 Music Accelerator
The Mastercard Music Pass NFT allows musicians to access its Mastercard Artist Accelerator Program, giving artists tools and resources to bolster their Web3 music careers.
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Audius Implements NFT-Gating for Exclusive Artist Access
The news follows streaming service Spotify’s release of token-gated playlists.
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Napster Revives Its Music Ambitions With Web3 Acquisition of Mint Songs
The brand first known for peer-to-peer music sharing from 1999-2001 announced its purchase of the music-focused NFT marketplace.
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How Rapper Nas Is Selling the Rights to His Songs 'Ultra Black' and 'Rare'
How Rapper Nas Is Selling the Rights to His Songs ‘Ultra Black’ and ‘Rare’
Rapper and tech investor Nas plans to sell the rights of two recent tracks through Royal, a crypto music startup he invested in late last year. Nas, who owns the masters to th...
How Rapper Nas Is Selling the Rights to His Songs 'Ultra Black' and 'Rare'

3LAU Raises $16M to Tokenize Music Royalties for Artists and Fans
3LAU Raises $16M to Tokenize Music Royalties for Artists and Fans
Crypto-savvy DJ Justin “3LAU” Blau has raised $16 million to launch a music investments platform that aims to give listeners a piece of the wealth generated by songs. The musi...
3LAU Raises $16M to Tokenize Music Royalties for Artists and Fans