How Coinye West the Unauthorized Celebrity Meme Coin Changed Crypto

In this segment, Bryce Weiner talks about the similarities between the music industry and crypto. He draws parallels between hit records and popular cryptos and between music artists and crypto developers.

The brand of a cryptocurrency forms a lot of its intrinsic value, so when an artist brings their brand to a coin, they infuse it with the value of their personal brand.

Dogecoin has consistent demand and value because of the doge meme.

a pile of dogecoins

Not that long after Doge hashed its genesis block, another meme coin launched: Coinye West

Coinye West

Coinye coin was not authorized by Kanye, so he threatened to take them to court. This essentially set a precedent which helped lead to the artist token offerings like ODBcoin.

Music Artists Are Their Own Economy; With FanMix, Fans Finally Get Paid

 

In this interview segment, Bryce Weiner talks more about Tao, AltMarket, and FanMix and the crypto referral system. He also discusses how officially licensed Wu-Tang crypto ODBcoin was the pilot program which launched Young Dirty onto the national stage.

FanMix artists will be able to pre-sell their albums and sell other merchandise on FanMix, while their fans can make money by referring people to the site.

Everybody wins.