Hip Hop Star Nas Calls Himself ‘Cryptocurrency Scarface,’ Mentions Coinbase Investment in New Video
Hip hop legend and recording artist Nasir Jones, known by his stage name “Nas,” recently released a new video with record producer DJ Khaled and rapper Jay-Z. The songwriter mentioned being a “cryptocurrency Scarface” and also mentioned the San Francisco company Coinbase in his rhyme. Nas was an early Coinbase investor back in 2013 and […]
Hip jump legend and recording craftsman Nasir Jones, known by his stage name "Nas," as of late delivered another video with record maker DJ Khaled and rapper Jay-Z. The lyricist referenced being a "digital currency Scarface" and furthermore referenced the San Francisco organization Coinbase in his rhyme. Nas was an early Coinbase financial backer back in 2013 and it is assessed that Nas rounded up more than $100 million from his speculation with the organization. Nas Dubs Himself the 'Digital currency Scarface' Nas is a very notable hip-jump recording craftsman and since 1994 he's delivered twelve studio collections that have been affirmed platinum and multi-platinum in the U.S. Nas has likewise been viewed as probably the best rapper ever, up there with Eminem, Jay-Z, Andre 3000, Lil Wayne, the Notorious B.I.G., and Tupac. As well as being a lyricist, Nas is additionally a business visionary and he's put resources into various tasks throughout the long term. One rewarding venture Nas has made was with the San Francisco organization Coinbase (Nasdaq: COIN), a crypto firm that was simply recorded freely. Nas didn't put resources into Coinbase straightforwardly, as his speculation was made by means of his portfolio organization Queensbridge Venture Partners. Queensbridge uncovered it was a financial backer in Coinbase back in 2013, when it helped raise $25 million in a Series B subsidizing round. Coinbase was esteemed at $100 to $200 million out of 2013, and from that point forward the organization has assembled a gigantic measure of significant worth. Back in 2014, Nas told previous Coindesk journalist Pete Rizzo "[Bitcoin] will advance into an industry as large, if not greater, than the Internet." At the time he additionally unveiled that Queensbridge Venture Partners had put resources into Coinbase.
Since Coinbase has been recorded on Nasdaq and is right now exchanging for $297 per share, early Coinbase financial backers like Nas and NBA star Kevin Durant have raked in boatloads of cash. Investigators figure Queensbridge Venture Partners might have accumulated around $50 million to even $150 million when COIN shares came out the door. 'Long Crypto Forever' Following COIN's introduction on Nasdaq and the divides exchanging between market members, Nas referenced his Coinbase interest in his most recent video with Jay-Z and DJ Khaled. The melody is classified "Heartbroken, Not Sorry" and the tune additionally includes James Fauntleroy and Harmonies. The melodious substance Nas gives specifies wagering on digital currency as opposed to a coin throw. The crypto notice in the "Heartbroken, Not Sorry" video says: Winner throughout everyday life, f**k a coin throw/I'm Coinbased, digital money Scarface. Individual New York rapper Curtis Jackson, known by his stage name "50 Cent," additionally complimented Nas and the Brooklyn Nets headliner Kevin Durant for winning huge with their Coinbase ventures. "I love to see my kin win," 50 Cent said about the Coinbase interest in mid-April. On April 15, Nas' true Twitter account composed: Long crypto always… . in disorder and in wellbeing. Nas isn't the lone hip-bounce tycoon who likes cryptographic forms of money and surprisingly 50 Cent himself sold his collection for bitcoin years prior. Nonetheless, 50 Cent claims he sold his crypto resources after the rapper declared financial insolvency. Other crypto-centered hip jump craftsmen incorporate Snoop Dogg, Talib Kweli, DJ Khaled, Murda Beatz, Logic, Kanye West, and Pitbull.
What's your opinion on the new video Nas delivered with Jay-Z and DJ Khaled that makes reference to cryptographic money and Coinbase in the verses? Tell us your opinion regarding this matter in the remarks segment underneath.