2Pac NFT Collection Leads Us To “Wake Me When I’m Free” Exhibit
Official 2Pac NFT “Immortal Collection” are being released by the estate and features a digital jewelry collection based on his most well-known pieces.
The four piece NFT “Immortal Collection” has the Tupac Estate partnering up with Digital Arts & Sciences and Impossible Brief. Based in London, Impossible Brief are a multi-disciplinary design and production studio who work with some of the planet’s biggest music stars and brands to create striking & innovative work. The company specialize in graphic design, branding, music videos and motion graphics to create bespoke solutions for every project.
This special NFT collection consist of the “Artist,” which is represented by his 2PAC ring; the “Activist” symbolized by the Makaveli bracelet; the “Sinner” solitaire diamond ring; and the “Saint,” which is represented by the Euphanasia medallion necklace.
“Tupac’s belief that everyone has the right to express themselves honestly through whichever artform they saw fit includes everything from music, to acting, from writing to dance, from photography and culinary art to self-expression through fashion. For Tupac, this included his choice of jewelry,” the press release read. “… In the last year of his life, he had the luxury of not just affording higher-end items, but he started to design them himself, down to the smallest details.” The NFTs are expected to drop Dec. 15 at MakersPlace.
This year, there has been various Tupac related NFT’s sold. Riskie Forever, the created of the iconic Makaveli album had his own NFT collection run for 7 days (Watch here). Loupy D, the photographer who witnessed Tupac perform at his debut album release party, released photos from that evening in 1992. Mother of the late Yaki Kadafi is also set to release her own NFT’s in January 2022 of never-before-seen photos of her son and Tupac. (View: Yaasmyn Fula To Release Never-Before Seen Images Of Tupac)
This “Immortal Collection” serves as a first look at some of the personal items that will be shown in the upcoming exhibit, Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free. Created in collaboration with the Shakur Estate, this exhibit leverages technology, contemporary art, and never before seen artifacts from Tupac’s personal archives. Tupac Shakur. Wake Me When I’m Free will delve into the greater meaning of his activism, music, and revolutionary art, as the exhibit educates and enlightens attendees through a labyrinth of emotions, as they take this journey through his extraordinary life.
Grand opening will be held on January 21st in Los Angeles. Tickets are now available for the exhibit which currently runs through May 1st 2022. Purchase tickets here.