Ol’ Dirty Bastard has been gone for nearly 15 years, but his estate is making money moves.
The late rapper’s estate announced recently that they have partnered with biz dev company Link Media Partners to develop “Dirty Coin,” an approved cryptocurrency.
Dirty Coin will carry the symbol ODB and will be rolled out on the TAO blockchain network and traded through the AltMarket exchange once live.
Furthermore, revenue from the cryptocurrency will be used to fund ODB’s son Young Dirty Bastard’s music career.
The rapper is currently working on his debut album, which is expected to release this fall.
“Bitcoin is the future of money and all the fans want a part of the future of Ol’ Dirty Bastard,” said YDB. “In the past, dad’s music was ahead of its time, so it makes sense that he would be ahead of the technology of money now.”
“Music thrives creatively and financially when it’s in the hands of the artist themselves. By removing the price tag of experimentation, we’re able to deliver for both the artist and their fans,” added Bryce Weiner, CEO of AltMarket.