BAYC Weekly Recap: November 7, 2021
Here is this week’s BAYC Weekly Recap! As apes return home from a monumental Ape Fest, I have no doubt that everyone had an exceptional time of their lives. Below I have included highlights from the event!
- Current # of Unique BAYC Wallets: 5,747
- Total Volume Traded: 203.6k ETH
- BAYC Floor: 32.4 ETH
- Current # of Unique MAYC Wallets: 9,835
- Total Volume Traded: 95.2k ETH
- MAYC Floor: 4.1 ETH
Nicky Diamond Joins the Club
Founder of Diamond Supply Co., Nicky Diamonds (@nickydiamonds), aped into the Yacht Club!
Yacht Party Commences
Sunday evening, Ape Fest attendees who scored a Yacht wristband filed onto the Cornucopia Majesty to kick off the epic BAYC yacht party.
Inside the Yacht
Inside the yacht, apes made their way to the multi-tiered interior and dance floor where @djrhetorik performed his set.
Spottie’s Cheetah Drip
Spottie (@SpottieWiFi) and his lady were both dripped out in full-Cheetah attire representing the spottiest gang in the NFT universe.
James Murphy’s Surprise Appearance
LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy jumped in to perform a set at the yacht party which was a huge surprise to many.
Rolling Stone Limited Edition BAYC Zine
Music and Pop Culture magazine, The Rolling Stone, collaborated with @BoredApeYC on a limited run physical zine that sold at $50 each to the public. The zines sold out in about an hour after being announced.
Rolling Stone NFT Cover Auction
The Bored Ape Yacht Club announced on Twitter that there will be an auction soon for the Rolling Stone NFT covers. So far, we can assume based on their tweets, there will be both a Bored Ape and Mutant variation.
Yahoo Finance Covers Jenkins the Valet
Jenkins the Valet made it into a Yahoo Finance article which described the creative ape as “the most popular ‘thematic’ ape in the NFT community.” There is no doubt that the Writer Room project will continue to make headlines as Jenkins rolls into Roadmap 2.0.
Rich the Kid Gets a Mutant
Rapper, Rich the Kid (@richthekid) joined the MAYC on Tuesday!
Snuggster Back with the Free Tickets
Just a week ago, Snuggster (@ryansnuggs) offered BAYC members in the LA area tickets to a Clippers vs. Blazers game. This week, he made another offer to apes who would like to see a Clippers vs. Thunder game!
BAYC Surpasses 200k ETH in Volume
The Bored Ape Yacht Club crushed a colossal 200k ETH in total sales volume on Tuesday!
Bored Ape Taco Truck
ApeFest-goers spotted a BAYC taco truck in NYC, and amazingly, the tacos were free!
Doors to the Merch pop-up opened on Monday revealing a familiar scene. The store was outfitted similarly to the BAYC clubhouse artwork we all know and love. Several left the store absolutely loaded with merch.
NYC Ape Digital Billboard
Check out this digital screen in NYC. Absolute takeover.
Neil Strauss to Write for Jenkins the Valet
New York Times bestselling author, Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), will be joining Jenkins in the Writer Room to assist with BAYC stories.
Warehouse Party at Brooklyn Steel
On Wednesday, apes lined up to enter the Brooklyn Steel Warehouse party where they would soon be blown away by the special guests and musicians throughout the night.
Inside the Warehouse
Carson Turner (@carsonturner) amped up the fomo for us digital spectators after posting this video revealing the inside of the warehouse party. Glowing neon signs, portraits of BAYC members, and light shows decorated the smoke-filled interior.
Even the Napkins had Skulls
Yes, even the napkins featured MAYC skulls on them which really emphasizes the BAYC team’s care for the smallest of details.
The Warehouse Lineup
Among the appearances made were DJ Mary Mac (@DJMARYMAC), actor Aziz Ansari (@azizansari), Beck (@beck), DJ Mike Medved, Chris Rock (@chrisrock), The Strokes (@thestrokes), Quest Love (@questlove), and Lil Baby (@lilbaby4PF)!
After Aziz Ansari made an appearance on stage, he introduced musician, Beck, who thoroughly surprised the unsuspecting crowd.
In yet another shocking guest appearance, Chris Rock stepped on stage to crack a few jokes and announce the next musical performance.
NYC Rock Band, The Strokes, hit the stage after being introduced by Aziz and treated the crowd with some classic songs throughout the performance including Hard to Explain, Late Nite, Take It or Leave It, Automatic Stop, and more!
Hunter and Dylan Catch Picks from The Strokes
Brothers Hunter and Dylan Orrell (@hunterorrell, @dylanorrell) were both lucky enough to pocket a couple of picks that The Strokes threw into the crowd!
After recently joining the BAYC, Lil Baby (@lilbaby4PF) hit the stage toward the end of the night and had everyone in the crowd throwing their hands to the sky.
Digital Damaged Tattoo Service for Apes
DD The Ape (@digitaldamaged) is providing more utility to apes and is offering free BAYC tattoos to any members who stop by to say hi!
0xb1 Gets Verified
Holder of the notorious Demon Mega Mutant, @0x_b1 is officially verified on Twitter.
Beeple Makes an Appearance
Even Beeple (@beeple) showed up to Brooklyn Steel and was quite entertained with the spectacle.
Lil Baby Mutates His Bored Ape
During his performance, Lil Baby revealed that he mutated his Bored Ape.
This is the result of the mutation which he now sports as his PFP!
The New York Times Writes About BAYC
The NYT wrote an interesting article about the BAYC on Friday. Here is an excerpt that @Carsonturner screenshot.
Andy Milonakis Gets an Ape
Actor and comedian Andy Milonakis (@andymilonakis) joined the club on Friday, and apes were stoked to welcome him into the growing family.
Jenkins’ Jungle Art
Jenkins the Valet teased an art piece depicting what appears to be a base deep set within a jungle scene which will have something to do with Roadmap 2.0.
Rich the Kid Buys a Bored Ape
Rapper, Rich the Kid (@richthekid) added a Bored Ape to his collection after purchasing a Mutant earlier this week.
Tyrese Haliburton’s Ape Sneakers
Ty Haliburton (@TyHaliburton22) of the Sacramento Kings wore his custom Bored Ape sneakers on the court on Wednesday night playing against BAYC member and New Orleans Pelicans’ Josh Hart (@joshhart).
This week has been insanely eventful to say the least. I know there are many other highlights I am missing here due to the sheer number of incredible events that took place. The future of BAYC appears brighter every day, and if this is what the first Ape Fest looks like, then all I can say is strap in!
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