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NFT News: Kanye West Files Trademarks to Enter the Metaverse

Jeff Pratt breaks down Kanye West filing multiple trademarks to create NFTs and more.

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Kanye West Files Trademarks to Enter the Metaverse

Ye, the artist formerly know as Kanye West, is entering the metaverse.

Trademark attorney Josh Gerben was first on the news, announcing that Ye had filed 17 trademark applications around the YEEZUS name on May 27.

The list of Ye’s potential metaverse endeavors includes common digital merchandise, NFT collections, and most notably an amusement park.

In an interview with NME back in 2012, Ye expressed the desire to create his own amusement park some day. That time is apparently coming soon in the metaverse.

This move is somewhat surprising, as Ye had previously expressed no desire to launch a metaverse business campaign. He has not formally commented on these trademark filings yet, so stay tuned for updates as more information is revealed.


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