Eminem Raps About Bitcoin As Common Culture Embraces Cryptocurrency
A new Eminem song, &ldquoNot Alike,&rdquo offered on Spotify, observes that &ldquoEverybody performing bitcoin&rdquo in a string of phrases describing modern life.
The song, which predictably makes extensive use of profanity and references to violence, is one of the quite a few references to cryptocurrency in modern culture.
Eminem is not the initial rapper to reference bitcoin. In 2014, Toby + Decap wrote &ldquoWelcome To The Blockchain,&rdquo a song declaring &ldquoPower corrupts and cash is power.&rdquo The song mentioned inflation is a tax robbing money of its value and criticized fractional reserve banking, claiming &ldquoOur income is debt /gotta spend it back a lot more than a hundred percent.&rdquo
Rappers aren’t the only artists noticing bitcoin these days.
Hollywood Movie Planned
Cryptocurrency is anticipated to get 1 of its biggest boosts of visibility with the upcoming Hollywood film, &ldquoCrypto,&rdquo which deals with funds laundering, starring Alexis Bledel of Gilmore Girls and Kurt Russell. The film’s plot also consists of hacking and Web security.
Late last year, as bitcoin was producing significant gains, an episode of the U.S. Tv show, &ldquoThe Big Bang Theory&rdquo carried a bitcoin plot when the geeky characters attempted to uncover bitcoin they had mined several years earlier, as recounted on Yahoo. When they finally recover the lost laptop, they locate the bitcoin was downloaded to a flash drive on a keychain that has lengthy been lost.
Also study: Country singer John Barrett celebrates bitcoin in ‘Ode to Satoshi’
Musicians Take The Lead
Musicians have been the most attentive to cryptocurrency more than the years.
Tatiana Moroz, a singer-songwriter, final year launched a coin named Tatianacoin with an album. She initially raised funds in 2014 with the assist of Adam B. Levine of Let&rsquos Talk Bitcoin and organized an ICO by means of CoinPowers, her mission becoming to bring musicians and fans together utilizing blockchain technology.
Nation singer John Barrett in 2016 wrote &ldquoOde to Satoshi&rdquo in honor of the legendary founder of bitcoin, whom he named a person who &ldquocame to save the day.&rdquo
Naomi Brockwell in 2016 wrote a song known as &ldquoBitcoin Girl,&rdquo based on Billy Joel&rsquos &ldquoUptown Girl&rdquo to raise bitcoin awareness.
In 2012, the singer Kryptina set a song to &ldquoLove You Like A Song&rdquo by Selena Gomez which Kryptina titled, &ldquoLove You Like Bitcoin.&rdquo The song extolled bitcoin&rsquos virtues, such as the elimination of double spending and encryption.
In 2015, the movie, &ldquoDope,&rdquo about a higher school geek named Malcolm talks about bitcoin getting the only currency people will use. The character and his buddies use bitcoin to acquire drugs.
Well-known culture clearly reflects the increasing awareness of cryptocurrency.
Featured image from Flickr/– EMR –.
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Published at Sat, 01 Sep 2018 14:15:58 +0000