Bitcoin has become the latest rage on the internet with people rushing to make a fortune in the crypto game. And it looks like the estate the late Wu-Tang legend Ol’ Dirty Bastard wants a piece the action.
According to Complex, ODB’s son, Young Dirty, and the estate has teamed up with Link Media Partners to launch its own cryptocurrency called Dirty Coin.
"Bitcoin is the future money and all the fans want a part the future Ol' Dirty Bastard," said Young Dirty in a press release. "In the past, Dad's music was ahead its time, so it makes sense that he would be ahead the technology money now."
The Link Media x ODB Estate collaboration will include cryptocurrency and blockchain tech-based products in collaboration with Young Dirty's upcoming debut album. By purchasing the Dirty Coin, fans will be the first to get exclusive music and merchandise from ODB as well as new material from Young Dirty. Trading will take place on AltMarket later this year.
Young Dirty is not the only rapper in the cryptocurrency game. Fellow rhymer Lil Uzi Vert reportedly launch his own crypto called Dripcoin. West Coast rapper Nipsey Hussle is also a heavy investor in bitcoin and cryptocurrency, and saw a prit from it last year.
"My brother and I, we are investing," he told XXL. "I'ma be honest, we didn't go crazy because we wanted to pay attention to the growth. But we did benefit from the upswing that happened in 2017."