NFT avatars by Steve Aoki, the world-famous DJ are coming to The Sandbox Metaverse. They will be a collection of 3,333 pieces that depict Aoki, and each avatar will be a playable avatar inside The Sandbox unlocking unique functionalities and giving owners the possibility to earn SAND through playing.
Steve Aoki NFT Avatars
The Steve Aoki NFT avatars are making their way to The Sandbox metaverse. Each of the 3,333 NFTs will be playable in the metaverse, and users can get different versions of Aoki which are different levels of rarity. The rarest is ‘Gold’, with only 2% of the NFTs, and the most common version is ‘human’, which takes up 35%.
Each Aoki avatar has been created by randomly generating 3,333 playable metaverse avatars. Over 100 hand-crafted traits, as well as several unique 1/1 designs, can be created!
The avatars will be mintable tomorrow for those whitelisted. But, for the public sale, they will be available 48 hours after, on July 27th at 2 PM UTC. Each avatar will cost 100 $SAND, or around $134 USD, and users can mint anything from two to four NFTs depending on when they mint.
About Steve Aoki
Aoki is an American DJ, record producer, music programmer and record executive. He has performed all over the globe and has collaborated with many of the most prominent artists around the world, including BTS, Louis Tomlinson, Louis Tomlinson, will.i.am and Backstreet Boys. He also has several Billboard-charting studio album. Notably, Wonderland was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2013.
He has certainly had a hugely successful career since his start in 1996. He doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
Steve Aoki is one of a few big-name celebrities who are most involved with NFTs. He is probably right alongside Snoop Dogg, GaryVee and Paris Hilton in being the most connected to the NFT and crypto community via Twitter.
Aoki in the Metaverse
Steve Aoki is also a major fan of the metaverse as a whole. He performed a virtual concert as the special guest alongside Masked Wolf and Tigerlily in Decentraland this January.
Aoki also owns his metaverse platform, ‘The A0K1VERSE. It’s an exclusive membership community that offers perks to active and collector members. There are many real-world and digital rewards available for members, including tickets to Steve Aoki’s concert, early access at his NFT releases, and free Steve Aoki concert tickets. Private events, metaverse experiences and digital wearables are all available. You also have exclusive access to apparel and collectible partnerships.
Finally, he gave his endorsements of The Sandbox during a CoinDesk interview. He said: “(The Sandbox] is a platform that allows me to go wild… get crazy with it. The Metaverse allows you to unleash your imagination. For anyone that’s creative, this is your place to do some whacky, zany, fun stuff.” You can watch the whole interview on YouTube here.
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