Buffalo rapper Benny the Butcher has announced the release of his first-ever NFT collection on UREEQA Marketplace via an online auction on August 11th, 2021. The NFT collection commemorates the 2nd anniversary of the release of Benny’s “The Plugs I Met” EP, originally released in June of 2019. The “Plugs I Met” 2nd Anniversary Edition NFT collection will provide people who buy a chance to own limited one edition collectibles, as well as an opportunity to personally connect with Benny himself.
“This NFT collection is a chance to give back to the fans that have been down with me since day one,” said Benny the Butcher. “I wanted to do something that would be exclusive to my core fans and connect with them in a way that hasn’t been possible until now.”
All Purchasers of the NFT collection will be eligible to receive one or more of the following: Exclusive video from Benny the Butcher detailing the making of “The Plugs I Met“; Autographed “The Plugs I Met” CD (digipack) with a personalized message from Benny the Butcher; Attendance at one (1) Concert from “The Burden of the Plugs Tour” via live Zoom feed recorded from the side of the stage (Concert date and venue to be determined); A personal Zoom call with Benny; and One lucky winner will win two (2) all-access passes to attend a Benny the Butcher concert (to be selected from the final routing of “The Burden of the Plugs Tour”) and a private meet and greet with Benny.
“As an icon in the New York and global rap scene, we knew UREEQA was a perfect fit for Benny the Butcher to host his NFT collection,” said Harsch Khandelwal, CEO of UREEQA. “Privacy and copyrights have historically been a major issue in the music industry. We’re working to prevent copyright infringement for artists like Benny the Butcher, and create an infrastructure that moves NFTs from trendy to trusted.”
For more information on Benny the Butcher’s NFT drop via UREEQA, visit https://www.ureeqa.com/.