A collection of limited Afrocentric NFTs has been launched on the Ethereum Blockchain.
These NFTS seeks to bring the African culture onto the metaverse by the use of appealing 21st-century digital art to tell stories about the African heritage.
Tagged the Uhuru NFTs, these NFTs also seek to build a metaverse on African creativity which will be called the Uhuruverse.
The limited edition NFT which will be sold through Open Sea tells tales of the transatlantic slave trade that happened on the shores of West Africa between the 16th and the 19th century.
According to the founder of Uhuru NFT, Obinna Eke, the innovation intends to fuel more creativity by Africans.
“We want to ensure that Africans have a voice in the next iteration of the internet. This is why we are building this digital community of African artists, storytellers, and techies to spark innovation, fuel creativity, and transform minds through the promotion of innovative methods of history curation,” he said.
The company also considers this projects distinct as it allows users to not just hear the African stories but experience them.