The new 20k lot has crashed into the NFT space like a fully loaded freight train, causing quite a stir in the world of non-fungible tokens. In just over a week, the mysterious Nakamigos She has surpassed Bored Ape Yacht Club in all deals and has recorded a whopping 52,000 in sales.
To date, the group has accumulated a trading volume of 8,183 ETH, or about $14.5 million as of press time. The popularity of the Nakamigos has left many within the Web3 space wondering: what project has the NFT community buzzing about? At its core, the group consists of 20k, 24×24 pixel characters which vaguely resemble CryptoPunks.
There is wild speculation about the origin of the project Create intrigue among collectors. The first part of the project name honors Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous founder of Bitcoin. While the second part, amigos, is the Spanish word for friends. So, taken together, the name becomes “Friends of Nakamoto” or Nakamigos.
Stay safe! reminder ↓
Official Twitter: @employee (verified)
official site: https://t.co/4SyycWR88u
No discord or other social media
Watch out for imitations!
– Nakamigos March 25, 2023
Who is behind the Nakamigos?
Like Bitcoin, the creator of Nakamigos remains unknown. A blog post from the project describes them as “OG Crypto Artist.” This has led to speculation on Crypto Twitter as to who this might be, with many suspecting Sartoshi, the NFT influencer and artist behind the Mfers group.
Sartoshi He left the Mfers project This past June when he left control of all 10,021 sticker characters to the Mfers community, while at the same time issuing the “end of Sartoshi” statement. only to reappear from his self-imposed exile six months later and announce the Nakamigos’ arrival, notifying Eos card holders of their eligibility to receive pieces of the collection for free. Each holder was allowed to mint one NFT on March 22 before opening the collection to the public the next day.
Nakamigos has also been linked to Larva Labs, the company behind CryptoPunks. However, the project has refuted these claims. Some speculators point to aesthetic similarities between the group and CryptoPunks, as well as the fact that its licensing agreement is similar to that of the popular group.
While not much is known about the project yet, all of this speculation has created a perfect storm for Nakamigos to overtake BAYC in the lifetime trades.
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