What Happened: French Montana purchased Bored Ape Yacht Club #5489 for 99 Ethereum ETH/USD recently. The rapper, who came to the U.S. when he was 13, made the Ape his profile picture and had this to say:
I finally aped in with the happy one pic.twitter.com/msz7dm1xYO
— French Montana (@FrencHMonTanA) May 11, 2022
- Blue Background (12%)
- Stunt Jacket (2%)
- Robot Eyes (4%)
- Red Fur (5%)
- Sushi Chef Headband (2%)
- Jovial Mouth (3%)
French Montana has three million followers on Twitter and has grown in popularity over the years with singles and collaborations with many top names in the rap industry.
The unnamed wallet on OpenSea that owns the Bored Ape also owns NFTs from Azuki, Beanz and Moonbirds.
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Why It’s Important: French Montana adds to the growing number of rappers and musicians that have joined the list of Bored Ape Yacht Club owners.
Among the musicians that own a Bored Ape Yacht Club are Lil Baby, Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Madonna, Post Malone, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, Steve Aoki, Timbaland, Marshmelllo, Future, DJ Khaled and Meek Mill.
Bored Ape Yacht Club has a floor price of 97 Ethereum at the time of writing.
Photo: Courtesy of Chica on Flickr