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NFT News: Doodles Hires Pharrell Williams as Chief Brand Officer

Jeff Pratt breaks down Doodles bringing in Pharrell Williams to serve as Chief Brand Officer and create an NFT album.

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Doodles Hires Pharrell Williams as Chief Brand Officer

Yes, you read that correctly.

Doodles has made a huge splash by bringing in GRAMMY winner and superstar artist Pharrell Williams to become the company’s new Chief Brand Officer. See the official announcement on Twitter below:

Not only will Pharrell serve as the team’s Chief Brand Officer, but he will also produce a Doodles album. This will be able to stream on a variety of platforms, but will be sold exclusively as NFTs.

This isn’t the first time Doodles has dipped its toes into the music industry, either. Back in May, the company appointed former Billboard President Julian Holguin as its new Partner and CEO, signaling a specific direction for the project.

The news doesn’t stop there.

The team behind Doodles also announced that Seven Seven Six, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s company, led the first funding round for the project. Ohanian later confirmed this on Twitter:

For a full breakdown of Doodles’ plans for the future, check out Eamon Convey’s recap below:

Stay tuned for updates as Doodles continues its metaverse expansion.

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