Ja Reël verkoop regte op Fyre Festival-twiet van berugte kaasbroodjies as NFT

'N Nou virale twiet met 'n foto van twee snye brood en kaas saam met 'n hartseer slaaislaai in 'n piepschuimhouer wat aan deelnemers aan die 2017 musiekfeesbedrogspul sal as 'n NFT verkoop word, a digital asset that can be verified using blockchain technology, Volgens die auction page posted Wednesday to Ja Rule’s platform FlipKick, which creates NFT’s for physical works of art. NFT’s often represent unique, one-of-a-kind items.

Ja Rule's platform FlipKick is selling the rights to the infamous tweet of a cheese sandwich from the Fyre Festival.

Ja Rule’s platform FlipKick is selling the rights to the infamous tweet of a cheese sandwich from the Fyre Festival. (Getty Images)

The NFT sold on the tweet will include the copyright slated to be auctioned off on April 24 at an estimated $ 80,000 for anyone interested in claiming their piece of the scam.

Meme. Cultural touchstone. Cheese sandwich,” the auction page describes. “From an inauspicious dinner, photographer Trevor DeHaas captured the most iconic image from 2017’s most famous debacle — the Fyre Festival. Two limp white slices on wheat bread lay, like the lifeless body of Icarus, bemoaning the hubris of man. A timeless image of inestimable cultural import, sold now as a singular NFT.

The Fyre Festival was promoted as an exclusive luxury event hawked asthe cultural experience of the decadewith the likes of celebrities and models like Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner advertising the event that was slated to happen over two weeks in the spring of 2017 on the Bahamian island of Exuma. Guests shelled out $ 1,200 to more than $ 100,000 with the promise of seeing performers like Blink-182 and experience luxury accommodations andgourmet” kos. The luxury oasis described, egter, appeared to be more like a no-frills campground when attendees were given tents to sleep in and lackluster food later learning that big-name music acts were canceled. The scandal was chronicled in documeteries on Netflix and Hulu.


Fraudster Billy McFarland, the co-founder of the Fyre Festival, In Oktober 2018, admitted to defrauding investors of $ 26 million in the Fyre Festival and more than $ 100,000 in a fraudulent ticket-selling scam following his arrest.

Jessica Napoli contributed to this report

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