Let’s face it: The NFT space moves really fast. Considering how quickly things can change in the metaverse, a week in NFTs might as well be a month IRL.
Don’t get us wrong — the more people onboarded into the space, the merrier. But because of the constant influx of great art and ideas, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with all the news, launches, and general happenings.
Well, you can put the days of endless Twitter and Discord scrolling behind you as we pull together a weekly list of upcoming NFT drops you definitely don’t want to miss. Here’s what to look out for this week.
2Pacalypse92 Part III
Who: Loupy D
What: Auctions, limited editions, and raffles
When: April 25 @ 12 p.m. ET
Why: For the third installment of 2Pacalypse92: 17 Shots, photographer Lawrence “Loupy D” Dotson is set to release six photos of Tupac Shakur performing at Prince’s Glam Slam West in 1992. The photos featured within this final drop were licensed for and used in the recent Hulu/FX Tupac docuseries Dear Mama: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur.
Curious Cabins – Caravan
Who: Stefan Große Halbuer
What: Open edition
When: April 26 @ 2 p.m. ET
Why: For the 50th installment of his Curious Cabins series, Stefan Große Halbuer has taken inspiration from nomadic life, imbuing a caravan with the unique characteristics of his hand-drawn isometric houses. As an open edition, Caravan comes as the first ever dynamic/generative artwork of the series, which is based on Halbuer’s fascination for whimsical architecture.
Life In Japan 2
Who: Grant Riven Yun
What: Collection mechanics TBA
When: April 27 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: Nifty Gateway
Why: Just under a year after the release of his coveted Life In Japan collection, revered Neo-Precisionist artist Grant Yun is set to return to Nifty Gateway with the second iteration of the series that features three new pieces. Although official mechanics have yet to be announced, the drop will likely feature limited editions, some available to the public and others to Yun’s previous collectors.
Drink Ain’t Free
Who: Spottie WiFi
What: Music NFT
When: April 28 @ 3 a.m. ET
Why: Drink Ain’t Free is the latest single from CryptoPunk rapper Spottie WiFi’s forthcoming sophomore album. Featuring Allan Kingdom and Alec King, the NFT counterpart to the song can be claimed for free by any collectors that hold NFTs from Sound.xyz drops by the three artists.
Super Cool World Print
What: Unlockable NFT prints
When: April 28 @ 11 a.m. ET
Where: Avant Arte
Why: Aiming to bring her Super Cool World project into the physical realm, multidisciplinary artist Nina Chanel Abney is partnering with Avant Arte to launch a 48-hour print claim window. For two days, Super Cool World holders will have the opportunity to order unique prints based on the NFTs they own, complete with a bespoke stamp and the title of its corresponding token.
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