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Ol Dirty Bastard's Estate Joins Cryptocurrency Craze

The Estate Ol Dirty Bastard, which works to preserve the legacy the late Wu-Tang Clan member, announced it is teaming up with boutique artist and business development firm Link Media Partners to throw its hat into the cryptocurrency ring.

Available exclusively AltMarket, DirtyCoin will be a way for fans to not only invest in next-gen currency but also directly fund new music projects. Initially, it will be used to fund the debut studio album ODBs son, Barsun Jones — better known as Young Dirty.

“Bitcoin is the future money, and all the fans want a part the future Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Young Dirty noted press release. In the past, dad’s music was ahead its time, so it makes sense that he would be ahead the technology money now.

ODB is the second Wu-Tang memberget involved in the world cryptocurreny. Last October, Ghostface Killah co-founded Cream Capitol, a cryptocurrency company that stands for Crypto Rules Everything Around Me.

Fans who invest in ODB’s currency will have access to shows, tours, exclusive merchandise and music from the legendary rapper as well as his son. There is currently no set date for the coins ficial fering, but Young Dirtys album is tentatively scheduled to dropin the fall and will be supported with a tour featuring the iconic West Coast group Digital Underground.