Rappers, Snoop Dogg and Eminem are set to perform their NFT track, ‘From the D 2 the LBC’ at MTV’s Video Music Awards (VMAs). The party begins tomorrow, August 28th, at 8 pm EST, live on MTV. The company have partnered with the creators of the BAYC, Yuga Labs, to do the performance directly from the Otherside. This is the first time that MTV has introduced the metaverse into its event.
Snoop Dogg and Eminem at the VMAs
Snoop Dogg and Eminem are set to perform at tomorrow’s VMAs event hosted by MTV. Interestingly, they will be performing directly from Yuga Labs’ Otherside metaverse. This means it’ll be the first time they incorporate NFTs, or the Metaverse into their show.
During the show, the rap duo will perform directly from the metaverse while acting as their own BAYC avatars. This represents a crossover between the virtual and physical worlds. 22
About ‘From the D 2 the LBC’
‘From the D 2 the LBC’ is a song by Eminem and Snoop Dogg launched in June of this year. So far, on YouTube, the music video that was posted to Eminem’s channel, has gained over 47 million views, and 2 million likes.
Within the video, Mathers III (Eminem) and Broadus Jr. (Snoop Dogg) are depicted in parts as their real selves. As well as in parts as their Bored Ape Yacht Club counterparts in intricate animations.
Also, the song will be seen by more people as the duo is set to perform it at MTV’s VMAs.
To clarify, Eminem first purchased his Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT in January of this year, purchasing #9055 for 123.45 ETH or $460,000 at the time. Since then, it has been nicknamed ‘EminApe’.
Snoop Dogg, in fact, aped in slightly earlier, in December of last year, and has had more involvement in the NFT space since. His first purchase was the Bored Ape #6723, which he bought via a deal with MoonPay, who have been involved with many celebrity NFT transactions, too.