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Elon Musk Wants to Be Paid 420 Million Dogecoin Tokens for His NFT

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Tue, 03/16/2021 - 06:43
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Alex Dovbnya
Beeple has offered Elon Musk $69 million for his NFT, but Tesla CEO will only accept Dogecoin
Elon Musk Wants to Be Paid 420 Million Dogecoin Tokens for His NFT
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has jumped on the non-fungible token (NFT) bandwagon by presenting a techno track about the latest crypto craze on Twitter.

Digital artist Mike Winkelmann (Beeple) offered the billionaire the $69 million he recently received for NFT collage that was sold at offered at Christie's last week.

Musk, however, only wants to accept Dogecoin (DOGE), setting the price at 420 million tokens ($15.2 million at press time).

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The song’s lyrics—which are accompanied by a rotating “vanity trophy” with the “HODL” acronym — describe the concept of digital ownership in a nutshell:

NFT for your vanity, computers never sleep, it's verified, it's guaranteed.

Musk
Image by @elonmusk

In late February, Musk's girlfriend Grimes sold several of her NFTs for $5.8 million, but it’s not her voice on the electronic track.         

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.