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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Seven years ago, the Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin" was created as a protest against the devaluation of music in the digital era. Before long it got caught up in a tale of capitalist villainy when it was purchased by Martin Shkreli, the price-gouging young pharmaceutical speculator who was later convicted of securities fraud. Now the album has found yet another life on the frontier of digital art and cryptocurrency, having been sold for $4 million to PleasrDAO, a collective that has existed for less than a year but has already built a reputation for acquiring high-profile digital works.

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Well this will certainly put a stop on the destruction of democracy at the hands of white supremacists.

#1 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-20 07:47 PM | Reply

$4 million for an album I wouldn't listen to for free if it was on spotify.... to each his own.

#2 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2021-10-21 03:57 PM | Reply

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