• Snoop Dogg And His Son Launch First-Ever Digital Weed Farms

    13 days ago - By Essence

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated May 13, 2022 Everybody's favorite OG is expanding his digital empire with this latest move. It was recently announced that Snoop Dogg and his son Cordell Broadus will be joining forces with MOBLAND to bring digital weed farms to the metaverse. “NFT 1.0 is about individual character and item, NFT 2.0 is about land and real estate, NFT 3.0 is about business and utility on top of the land and real estate,” said Roy Liu, Co-founder of MOBLAND, per a press release. “We are super pumped to pioneer with the legendary Snoop Dogg by bringing digital cannabis and mass...
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  • First-Ever Black-Owned Animation Network to Launch This Summer 

    13 days ago - By Essence

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated May 13, 2022 Although the critical and commercial success of Soul and Hair Love has opened the door to amplifying Black voices in animation, the industry is largely exclusionary. According to a recent report, only 4% of the field is made up of Black animators. Directors, studio owners, and producers are even more sparse. Jermaine & Whaketa Hargrove are aiming to change this. The married couple recently announced the launch of The Animation TV Network , a distribution hub aiming to diversify the animation industry. The network is set to come out this summer...
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