The late superstar, Michael Jackson’s first-ever studio album, “Big Boy (One-Derful Version), was released on the blockchain network. It has been more than five decades since the launch of the album. Now, the studio has released it as a digital collectible on the market on December 7th in collaboration with Anotherblock.
The Jackson 5 Big Boy
To begin, the studio recorded the album on July 13, 1967, with Michael Jackson when he was just eight years old. The track also featured his brothers alongside him. Now, with the album launch on blockchain music, it will be available across the globe to all.
Furthermore, Anotherblock made an official announcement on X, sharing more details about the release. As per the announcement, the sale was only for 48 hours. Besides, the song had images of master tape and song stems to provide an exclusive digital collectible experience to enthusiasts.
Additionally, Anotherblock has recently made various partnerships with several artists. These included Rihanna, The Weeknd, and Justin Bieber. Therefore, the company has shown an active interest in integrating music and blockchain domains.
The Legacy of Michael Jackson
The new venture aims to preserve the legacy and work of the famous superstar, Michael Jackson. In addition to that, Michel Traore, CEO and co-founder of Anotherblock, shared his views on the collaboration. According to him, the venture is more than just a track; it will bring fans and digital enthusiasts together.
He added, “Doing this drop as a digital vinyl on-chain allows us to build stories and community around the song.” Traore sees this as an opportunity to prevent the album from getting lost with time. Also, it can reshape the digital space with a blend of music.
Consequently, the release of “Big Boy (One-Derful Version)” on the blockchain network will offer fans a unique experience. Besides, it will conserve culture and music in the digital space. Now, with the growth of the music industry as well as the blockchain space, there might be new similar ventures. What’s more, this project is proof that music can adapt to new technological shifts.