Hip-Hop artist and son of late rapper and producer Ol’ Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan, Young Dirty Bastard is planning his own cryptocurrency in an ICO. The news is reported in Yahoo Finance on Tuesday, March 6th.
Bar-Sun Unique Jones, ( stage name: Young Dirty Bastard) originally from Brooklyn claimed in an interview that through this ICO, he is planning to fund his next music album, support music projects and other ventures including books and video games. He added that he plans to accept ODB for music concerts, merchandise and music from Ol’ Dirty Bastard and himself.
Dirty noted that the launch of cryptocurrency is not to make feel other celebrities jealous but it is inspired by the overall rise of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. He commented:
“[y]ou’re going to ride the boat when Noah is boarding, or you’re going to miss it, and you’re going to sink.”
“Crypto is very big. The blockchain is one of the biggest inventions of our time. And I don’t want to be out of the party, I want to come into the party,”
The Dirty Coin ICO will be issued by the Ol’ Dirty Bastard (ODB) Estate in partnership with Link Media Partners, a music A&R firm and will be launched in the on the TAO Network Blockchain platform. It will trade in the AltMartket cryptocurrency trading platform.