Method Man releases new music, drops NFT collection

Method Man’s Genesis NFT Collection drops on Flow Blockchain

TuneGO has announced that platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning recording artist Method Man will drop the first-ever Genesis non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Flow from the Tical Universe, one day ahead of the highly anticipated release of the single “New Old School” on November 19th.

The Tical Universe limited-edition NFT Genesis drop introduces the first five comic characters, features artwork from esteemed New York artists Alex Smetsky and Aleks Sinyuts, and animates characters to the tune of the instrumental version of “New Old School” — bringing old-school hip hop into the digital world. In collaboration with TuneGO and Dapper Labs, the Genesis NFTs will be minted on Flow, the next-generation blockchain designed for consumer applications, including the for the widely popular NBA Top Shot. Method Man fans and NFT collectors can participate in the Tical Universe NFT drop at TicalNFT.com.

“The first-ever Tical Universe NFT is not some cash-grab NFT drop. This Genesis NFT drop signifies the dawn of the Tical Universe and the birth of the original Tical Universe characters,” states John Kohl, CEO of TuneGO. “Collectors who purchase these original NFTs will own a piece of history. The future of the Tical Universe is vast and expansive, much like the universe we live in today—representing the next frontier in music, art, and digital comic experiences. We’re proud that TuneGO is playing a vital role in the journey towards the metaverse.”

New Old School” is written and performed by Method Man and produced by The Lordz of Brooklyn. It will be released and distributed by TuneGO and available on popular streaming platforms including Spotify and Apple Music, plus social platforms including TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram.

The digital assets for the Tical Universe NFTs plus the masters and creative rights for “New Old School” will be securely stored and protected in the patented TuneGO Vault, built on Flow. Launched in September 2021, TuneGONFT allows artists to secure their content, protect their creative rights, mint NFTs, distribute their music to streaming platforms, monetize their music on social media, and license their content for TV, films, and video games — all on one unified platform, available on both mobile and desktop.

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