A 24-minute album, titled “I FUCKED RYDER RIPPS,” a recording of rapper Azealia Banks and her boyfriend having sex, hit the blockchain last week—and sold almost immediately for more than $17,000.
Azealia Banks is wasting no time to make money from her relationship with Ryder Ripps. After getting engaged to the New York City-based artist last month, the rapper has now announced that she is selling her sex tape with her fiance.
The 29-year-old hip-hop star is jumping on the NFT craze to offer the sex tape, after initially asking for information on the cryptographic token. “Can someone please do something outrageous with this NFT s**t?” she asked in a now-deleted Instagram post.
“We’ve been talking about sex and gender for the last four years, getting censored for not following the 10192882839202 gender/sexual identity narrative and absolutely none of y’all have the balls to actually f**k,” she teased about the supposed graphic content. “Can I see some ass and tiddies in this b***h? Where is the c**k and balls?”
Azealia apparently quickly grasped the idea of NFT as she later announced the auction of the sex tape, which turns out to be in the form of audio. A description of the item declared, “This sale is for the full rights and sole access to the first audio sex-tape to be minted on the blockchain.”
It went on explaining what to expect from the audio sex-tape, “Recorded in February 2021 by Azealia Banks and boyfriend, Ryder Ripps, this sound based artwork is sure to titillate for its full 24:22 duration. Upon purchase, a WAV file will be delivered to the buyer in addition to a 1 of 1 signed LP vinyl record. Full ownership, including limitless distribution and display rights are included in this sale. Don’t miss out on this historic & sexy event.”
Azealia also included an image of the vinyl record, which displays the title of the sex tape, “I F**ked Ryder Ripps”. Words are one fan has already bid 10 Ether on the sex tape, which amounts to over $16,000.
Ryder took to his own Instagram page to announce the sale of the sex tape. “Did some work on my gf @azealiabanks new record, minted on blockchain #NFT link in bio. For sale on @withfoundation,” he wrote on his post.
Azealia announced she and Ryder got engaged on February 22. Earlier this month, she hinted that she and the conceptual artist broke up, only to reconcile shortly afterward. It’s unknown how long they have been together.
I can’t believe someone had $17,000 laying around that they decided to waste on listening to Azealia Banks having sex.