Snoop Dogg Lookalike Causes Chaos at NFT Conference in New York City, Fools Hundreds of Fans Taking Selfies
- Attendees to an NFT conference in New York City were fooled by a Snoop Dogg impersonator last week to create a buzz for the event
- Doop Snogg caused chaos in New York's Times Square as hundreds of fans clambered to take a selfie with the lookalike
- Professional impersonator Eric Finch wore a name tag with Doog Snogg printed on it, but fans were too starstruck to notice
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A fake 'Snoop Dogg' fooled fans at an NFT event in New York City with many grabbing selfies with the impostor.
'Doop Snogg' is a professional impersonator Eric Finch and easily fooled hundreds of fans as he walked around with his entourage in Times Square, the Guardian reports.
A non-fungible token (NFT) is a digital asset built on blockchain technology and has become a new form of investment with many celebrities jumping on the bandwagon. The real Snoop Dogg is involved with NFTs via Bored Ape and a cannabis business, the Verge reports.
To build hype for the recent NFT.NYC event in New York City, Fair.xyz hired Finch whose fake moustache fooled fans into thinking he was the real 'Doggfather', according to DesignTaxi.
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Check out the viral video below:
Snoop Dogg fans who attended the NFT.NYC last week tweeted selfies with the 'rapper':
The rapper tweeted about 'Doop Snogg's' appearance:
Nigerian photographer sells photos of an old drummer as NFT
A young Nigerian photographer, Adisa Olashile, showed one of the many possibilities of blockchain and cryptocurrency.
In a tweet on Friday, April 1, Adisa said he took photos of an old drummer who he usually saw on his way to Community Development Service (CDS).
On Saturday, April 2, the brilliant photographer came online and revealed that he minted same photographs as Non-Fungible Token (NFT) on OpenSea and sold them for 0.3 Ethereum (Eth) each.
As at the time of writing this report Eth/USDT pairing is $3497.33 (N2,042,440.72) and 0.3 of the same crypto was selling for $1049.19 on Binance. With two sold, 0.3 Eth would translate to $2,098.32 (N1,225,418.88) in price.