Of course, John Legere bought a $ 888,888.88 NFT from Steve Aoki

Of course, John Legere, the former CEO of T-Mobile, jumped into NFTs by spending $ 888,888.88 on one made by Steve Aoki, According to Rolling clip. It’s nice to know that he’s staying busy after performing with the CEO of T-Mobile on April 1, 2020.

The NFT in question is called ‘hairy’. This is a 36 second long video with music – which Rolling clip is described as ‘sound landscapes in harmony with digital animations’ and I would describe as ‘if Darude were to make music from within a Game Boy’ – and this visual:


A portion of the Hairy NFT.
GIF: Steve Aoki

Not only will Legere’s ownership of the video be permanently embedded in the blockchain, but he will also get a screen in acrylic that will display the NFT, as long as he does not sell it in the next two weeks.

This screen is also included with the package.
Image: Steve Aoki

Aoki is probably best known for his music career. The NFT is the latest in a series of Aoki’s eclectic projects, which include a brand Street Fighter II arcade closet, and some Samsung ads. According to Rolling cliphis collection of NFTs with Antonio Tudisco footage brought in $ 4.25 million, with Legere’s purchase being the biggest of the lot.

In a way, it was meant to be: Aoki’s father founded the Benihana company of restaurants. There’s a Benihana in the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena. Kismet, you know?

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