Riskie Forever, renowned creator of the iconic album cover art of “The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory”, steps onto the digital collectibles stage in partnership with Zelus for a truly unique NFT collection. Beginning on November 5th, the 25th anniversary of the acclaimed album’s release, Zelus will release a series of twenty-five NFTs every day for seven days, each one inspired by the cover art of the Death Row Records classic.
The collection will feature all new digital artwork inspired by Riskie Forever’s original album artwork. Each day, Zelus will release different limited editions of video artwork paired with physical items created by Riskie. The campaign will culminate on the seventh day with the release of a 3D NFT of the album cover.
“Our studio was founded on the idea of creating NFTs that are not only potentially valuable, but also hold unique meaning for collectors and fans,” noted Dale Alexander, Chief of Creative for Zelus. “It doesn’t get much more meaningful than celebrating an iconic artist and one of rap music’s all-time greats in one collection.”
Elevating the historic nature of this collection, Zelus has re-obtained the original artwork for the album cover of “The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory”, crafted by Riskie in 1996, which was shared with Tupac just days before his untimely death. One holder of a Makaveli Forever Edition NFT will receive this one-of-a-kind piece of Hip Hop history. Other winners of 1-of-1 auctions will receive items like a stained glass version of the art, original feedback notes between Riskie and Tupac, and a new 25th anniversary commission piece by Riskie.
“I remember giving Pac the painting officially, I knew then this was something special,” said Riskie Forever. “Now to be able to celebrate that legacy while creating something truly new and unique – that’s something I’m incredibly proud to be a part of.”
Fans can explore the collection by heading to Makaveli.io. Users will link their wallet with OpenSea, and have the ability to handle transactions in ETH and other supported crypto currencies.
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