Renowned photographer T. Eric Monroe partnered with Heavy NFT to release a series of 1-of-1 non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of his fine art photography on the first generation of HEAVY boards, for an NFT Skateboard brand. The purchase of each NFT comes with a 1-of-1 skate deck and a 20 inch x 30 inch signed and numbered (#6 of 6) archival print from T. Eric’s Broadened Exposure series.
Collectors can acquire these unique assets through one of the largest NFT marketplaces, OpenSea. Captured through the lens of T. Eric Monroe, newly minted skateboards include the “Sock it to Me, Missy” and “Barber Chair Stare” decks and Ol’ Dirty Bastard “Barber Chair Stare” decks. An exhibition of T. Eric Monroe’s first NFT collection was live at The Trops Gallery May 18 – June 1. This summer gallery displays Fine Art Photography alongside NFT decks and graphics.
Known for his photography work with music icons such as The Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, Wu-Tang Clan, The Roots, Lauryn Hill, and Nas. T. Eric Monroe reaches another artistic milestone with the HEAVY Boards collection. “NFTs present a new format to the story of 90’s hip-hop moments,” says T. Eric. With the commencement of an NFT auction for 1-of-1 skate decks featuring rap royalty, T. Eric Monroe reinforces his commitment to preserving the legacies of iconic personas that shaped hip-hop culture through the use of cutting-edge technology.
“It’s exciting to share my body of work in various forms,” he adds. NFTs aside, T. Eric Monroe’s impressive collector’s edition photography book, Rare & Unseen Moments of 90s Hip-Hop.
NFT AuctionWe got a chance to speak with T. Eric Monroe to discuss his art exhibit, gathering photography of Tupac, Lauryn Hill, The Roots + more, his talks with Chimodu, his NFT Skateboard brand + much more. Check out the interview audio below.
How Everything Is Going On His End.
NFT Collection Exhibit at The Trops Gallery
Capturing Images Of Tupac, Lauryn Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, The Roots, Nas + More
NFT Skateboard Brand.
Favorite Hip-Hop Artist Currently.
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90’s Hip-hop: Volume One
One song In His #BlackMusicMonth playlist.
What Does RESPECT. Mean To Him.
More from Interviews
BET Hip Hop Awards 2021 Red Carpet Recap Featuring Benny The Butcher, Isaiah Rashad, Baby Keem, Rapsody, D-Smoke, Fivio Foreign + More
The 2021 “BET HIP HOP AWARDS” is taking place tonight with an amazing lineup of presenters and performers. Young Thug, Gunna, …
RESPECT. Interview: Duckwrth Talks Latest EP, SG8*, Being Apart Of The Space Jam: A New Legacy Soundtrack, Touring With Billie Eilish + Much More
LA-based recording artist, musician and designer, Duckwrth, has released his new project, SG8*, out now. The project is aptly named after the SuperGood …
RESPECT. Interview: Boslen Talks Debut Album ‘Dusk to Dawn’, Signing to Capitol Records, Dream Collaboration + More
Vancouver-bred genre-defying artist Boslen shares his debut album DUSK to DAWN. The 22-year-old rapper’s first body of work since signing to Capitol Records in partnership …