NFT avatars of world-famous DJ, Steve Aoki are coming to The Sandbox metaverse. They will be a collection of 3,333 pieces that depict Aoki, and each avatar will be a playable avatar inside The Sandbox unlocking unique functionalities and giving owners the possibility to earn SAND through playing.
Steve Aoki NFT Avatars
The Steve Aoki NFT avatars are making their way to The Sandbox metaverse. Each of the 3,333 NFTs will be playable in the metaverse, and users can get different versions of Aoki which are different levels of rarity. The rarest is ‘Gold’, with only 2% of the NFTs, and the most common version is ‘human’, which takes up 35%.
Each Aoki avatar has been created by randomly generating 3,333 playable metaverse avatars. Over 100 hand-crafted traits, as well as several unique 1/1 designs, can be created!
The avatars will be mintable tomorrow, for those who are whitelisted. But, for the public sale, they will be available 48 hours after, on July 27th at 2 PM UTC. Each avatar will cost 100 $SAND, or around $134 USD, and users can mint anything from two to four NFTs depending on when they mint.
About Steve Aoki
Aoki is an American DJ, record producer, music programmer and record executive. He’s performed at shows all over the world and has worked with some of the biggest artists in the world such as BTS, Backstreet Boys, Louis Tomlinson and will.i.am, and many more. He has released several Billboard-charting studio albums as well. Notably, Wonderland was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2013.
He has certainly had a hugely successful career since his start in 1996. Also, he doesn’t look to be slowing down in any way any time soon.
Steve Aoki finds himself in a small group of big-time celebrities who are the most involved in NFTs. Probably alongside those like Gary Vee, Snoop Dogg and Paris Hilton, he is up there with being most in touch with the NFT and crypto community on Twitter.
Aoki in the Metaverse
Steve Aoki is also a major fan of the metaverse as a whole. He performed a virtual concert as the special guest alongside Masked Wolf and Tigerlily in Decentraland this January.
Also, Aoki owns his own metaverse platform called ‘The A0K1VERSE’. It is an exclusive membership community giving perks to collectors and active members. It provides a multitude of real-world and digital rewards for fans, including free Steve Aoki concert tickets, early access to his NFT releases. As well as this, holders get access to private events, metaverse experiences, free merchandise, digital wearables, and exclusive access to apparel and collectible collaborations.
Finally, he sung his praises on The Sandbox in a CoinDesk interview. He stated: “(The Sandbox) is a platform for me to just go ham… go crazy with it. The Metaverse is your imagination untapped. For anyone that’s creative, this is your place to do some whacky, zany, fun stuff.” You can watch the whole interview on YouTube here.