Melanie Martinez launches NFT Drop “CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez” available today, January 27 Via MakersPlace

Melanie Martinez

Stoner Swan from the NFT MakersPlace ‘CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez’ collection

“CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez” is a special collection inspired by Martinez’s vintage stuffed animals, released via the premier NFT MakersPlace marketplace.

Vintage stuffed animals have been there for me for over ten years, carrying the energy of the ghosts who once loved them. These fluffy handmade creatures were all created solely to invoke joy…”

— Mélanie Martinez, artist

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, Jan. 27, 2022 / — MakersPlace – the premier NFT marketplace for rare digital art – has partnered with acclaimed musician and visual artist Melanie Martinez for her first-ever release NFT, “CyberBaby Toy Store by Melanie Martinez.” With the first of a two-part drop released today, January 27 at 3:30 PM PST at, it will feature a collection of five works by animated art designed exclusively by Martínez.

Known for projects such as Cry Baby and K-12 and a unique personal aesthetic, as a pop renaissance woman she continues to tap into the extraordinary for her first-ever NFT collection. Introducing “CyberBaby Toy Shop by Melanie Martinez”, a very special digital collection inspired by her own vintage stuffed animals. This project was created to share Melanie’s passion for vintage toys, giving eternal life to her beloved animals, while building a bridge between her universe and the metaverse.

Melanie says, “Vintage stuffed animals have been there for me for over ten years, carrying the energy of the ghosts who once loved them. These handmade fluffy creatures were all created solely to invoke joy in people’s lives. I dedicate these animations to other vintage toy enthusiasts who share the same affinity! »

The drop will consist of five characters – a ‘Smoking Swan’, billed as the first auction, and 12 animated editions of a ‘Claustrophobic Teddy Bear’, ‘Dairy Cow Mother’, an ‘Emo Elephant’ and d a Narcissistic Duck. .’ MakersPlace will give away NFT animations of four of these characters to four random winners via a raffle. Entrants only need to provide a verified email address from a new or existing collector account. No purchase necessary.

Purchase any artwork, animated or still from the CyberBaby Toy Store, and gain access to a virtual event with Melanie at Decentraland. Collectors will also receive special access to ticket presales for Melanie’s upcoming tour.

Description of items:

Claustrophobic teddy bear
Do the walls around you seem closer and closer every day? Do you feel suffocated by life? This teddy bear can relate!

mother dairy cow
A rare godmother of vintage stuffed animals. Not only does it fly, but it can also serve you a good glass of cold MILK (vegetable alternative)!

emo elephant
This little ellie has been through hell and back! Such a sensitive soul, handmade for someone as emotionally in tune as them. If you need a crying boyfriend to make you feel less alone, I think you’ve found your partner.

narcissistic duck
Sure, he can be full of himself…he even tends to turn on other animals. But we guarantee you will immediately feel the love-bombing with this duck…

Stoner Swan (one of the ones)
The designated joint roller with champion lungs. If you’re looking for a friend to get high with, watch movies and make art with, look no further! She can be forgetful at times, but she comes with an endless supply of Mary Janes.

The “CyberBaby Toy Shop” will be carbon offset using, a sustainability platform that calculates carbon emissions based on associated energy consumption. Offsets will be allocated to high-quality forest conservation projects verified by the American Carbon Registry.

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About Melanie Martinez
Melanie Martinez’s creative drive and talents have always set her apart from other musicians. His compelling music and visual art has created a rabid global fan base with over 10.5 million followers on Instagram, 13.1 million subscribers on YouTube, 9.3 billion global streams and 3.5 billion of official YouTube views. After releasing her 2X Platinum-certified debut album in 2015, Cry Baby, which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Alternative Albums chart and amassed over 4.5 billion streams worldwide, she conceived and directed a video for each song on the album. These mini-movies traced the traumas and insecurities experienced by the album’s character, Cry Baby. As of 2020, every Cry Baby song is certified RIAA Gold or Platinum. Melanie’s second album and film, K-12, is another ambitious triumph debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 Chart, No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Album Chart, No. 1 on the Billboard Soundtrack Chart and a nomination. for “Top Soundtrack” at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. K-12’s music is a vibrant and singular melting pot of low-key hip-hop, soul pop and indie electro. The universe of K-12 is an extension of that introduced in Cry Baby. Using metaphor-rich lyrics, the songs address the struggle to find a place of belonging – including in friendships, the physical and romantic world – even when integrating into society feels like an uphill battle. Since the release of her K-12 album, Melanie has released 13 music videos from the project which have now garnered 400 million views collectively. To accompany the album, Martinez also wrote, directed, and co-designed a 90-minute film (also called K-12) which incorporates music from the album and reflects the themes and characters introduced. The film centers on Cry Baby (played by Martinez) and a class of college students who find themselves trapped in a horror house-like boarding school. In addition to receiving over 92 million official views on YouTube, K-12 was also the 6th highest-grossing film in US theaters on its release day, September 3, 2019, with screenings in over 400 theaters in 32 country. Melanie is currently finishing her second film script, developing her second perfume and working in the studio on her third album.

About Makers Place
MakersPlace is the premier NFT marketplace for digital art. Launched in 2018, MakersPlace uses blockchain technology to facilitate the sale of authentic and original digital artwork, ensuring rarity and ownership for creators and collectors. MakersPlace has emphasized accessibility since its inception and attracted a large audience as the first NFT marketplace to accept both cryptocurrency (ETH) and non-cryptocurrency (USD) payments, which it facilitates through crypto wallets and credit card transactions respectively. MakersPlace helped propel digital art and NFTs onto the global stage, with the historic sale of Beeple’s Everydays: The First 5000 Days for $69.3 million in partnership with auction house Christie’s in March 2021 – the record price for any digital artwork. Our mission is simple: enable a vibrant future for digital creativity.

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