The Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) is an exclusive community for owners of the NFT Monkey and Mutant themed collections on the Ethereum blockchain. Commonly referred to as the bored monkeys, there will never be more than 10,000 generative works of art.
What happened: Bored Ape # 8239 just sold for 93.00 ETH (CRYPTO: ETH) (357,207 USD). The value of bored monkeys is usually determined by the attributes of the monkey, with laser eyes, crown, and golden fur features being the most coveted.
Here is a list of his attributes and how many others have the same trait:
- Clothes: Bouffant Vest (227)
- Fund: Aquamarine (1,266)
- Stuffy: tongue out (202)
- The eyes: Cyborg (108)
- Hat: Cowboy Hat (354)
- Fur: Golden Brown (778)
- Earring: Gold Hoop (462)
Why is this important: Bored Apes is the ultimate culture store for NFT collectors. The NFT collection gained enormous influence in 2021, with an ever-growing list of top celebrities making monkeys their profile photos on Twitter. With the recent explosion in popularity around the Metaverse, the rare blockchain-based avatars are all the rage for those looking to adapt online.
Being a member of the Bored Ape Yacht Club isn’t just about flexibility online. Yuga Labs, the creators of Bored Apes host exclusive parties often with free private performances from club members such as Lil Baby. Other notable celebrities at the club include Post Malone, Stephen Curry, Dez Bryant and Jimmy Kimmel.
Yuga Labs has also created another NFT collection known as Mutant Apes, which also offers an elusive club membership. There are a total of 20,000 mutant monkeys, and the floor price is historically lower than bored monkeys.
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