The Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) is an exclusive community for holders of the ape and mutant themed NFT collections on the Ethereum blockchain. Commonly referred to as Bored Apes, only 10,000 generative artworks will exist.
What happened: Bored Ape #4066 just sold for 180.00 ETH ETH/USD ($197,604). The value of Bored Apes is usually determined by the ape’s attributes, with the traits of laser eyes, crown, and golden fur being the most coveted.
Here is a list of his attributes and how many others have the same trait:
- Background: Orange (1,273)
- Eyes: Sleepy (751)
- Fur: White (397)
- Stuffy: Stunned (505)
- Clothes: hip-hop (128)
- Hat: King’s Crown (77)
Why is this important: Bored Apes is the ultimate culture store for NFT collectors. The NFT collection has gained huge influence in 2021, with an ever-growing list of high-profile celebrities monkeying up their profile pictures on Twitter. With the recent explosion in popularity surrounding the Metaverse, rare blockchain-based avatars are all the rage for those looking to flex online.
Being a Bored Ape Yacht Club member isn’t just about flexing online. Yuga Labs, creators of the Bored Apes often host exclusive parties with free private performances from club members such as Lil Baby. Other notable club celebrities include Post Malone, Stephen Curry, Dez Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel.
Yuga Labs has also created another NFT collection known as Mutant Apes which also provides the elusive club membership. There are a total of 20,000 Mutant Apes, and the price floor is historically lower than Bored Apes.
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Data provided by OpenSea.
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