Eminem is a popular American singer; loved by those who like to bop their head to a good Rap song. Same goes for lovers of good music who want a song that blends beats and tunes with a great message. What’s even better is, the fact that the Hip-hop star acknowledges the existence of Bitcoin and took the bold step to promote the top cryptocurrency in his 2018 album “Kamikaze.”
Eminem’s Steals the Crowds’ Attention
Eminem has won the stage several times and made himself a tough competitor to other rap artists. He has collaborated with the likes of Rihanna, Dr. Dre, Nicki Minaj, and other top singers in the music industry. The US rapper still remains a rap icon despite not releasing music regularly.
On the other hand, Eminem brought more public awareness to Bitcoin when he mentioned the cryptocurrency in his Kamikaze album. Specifically, the album’s seventh track “Not Alike,” featuring Royce Da 5’9 holds the lyrics “Remember everybody used to bite Nickel, now everybody doing Bitcoin.”
Eminem’s Songs Receive Over a Billion Views on YouTube
Given that Eminem is followed by millions of people and his songs are heard worldwide, mentioning Bitcoin goes a long way to promote the top cryptocurrency. More recently, his song “Rap God” on YouTube gained over 1 billion views making it one of the most popular songs on the video-sharing website.
Nonetheless, the high views do not come as surprise since “Not Afraid” and “Love the Way You Lie,” are also songs that attained over a billion views on YouTube. Now when one considers the 41 million users closely following Eminem’s content on YouTube – And who are being fed with a message about Bitcoin, it can go a long way to promote the space and attract more investors.
Bitcoin Gradually Gains More Recognition Across Industries
What’s more, the worthy mention is also evidence that Bitcoin is gradually getting recognition in more industries including entertainment. The number of Hollywood celebrities interested in bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrencies is rising too. There’s American rapper Snoop Dogg, for instance, who sold an album in 2013 for 0.3 BTC.
Akon also launched Akoin to enable disadvantaged people in Africa to gain easy access to financial services. The singer is also building a Crypto City in Senegal. There’s Mike Tyson, a renowned boxer who helped in the development of a Bitcoin ATM, The Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM. These ATMs have been installed at the LINQ Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.