While the cryptocurrency industry is mostly centered around technology and data, the people who populate our sector are not without their creativity. Not only does this appear in the various solutions and inventions they create, but also in their artwork (and often humor).
Over the years, crypto people have created songs based on distributed technology, as well as jokes and humor. Some of these songs are parodies of mainstream songs, replaced by codewords, while others are original works unique to the digital asset industry.
Here are several crypto-centric songs that are worth listening to.
Please use Bitcoin to go to the moon.
A classic in the crypto space, the phrase “pls bitcoin to the moon” comes after the price of bitcoin (BTC) plummeted after its rally in 2017. YouTube Channel 1thousandx This lyric work was published on November 6, 2018. The song urges Bitcoin to raise the price and “stop moving sideways now.” At the time of the song, Bitcoin was trading more than $10,000 below its then-high near $20,000, and it has been holding in that range for a notable amount of time, according to TradingView data. The song featured sentiments from crypto industry figures Michael Novogratz and Ton Weiss.
“Panksters Paradise (Bitcoin Song)”
A song published by YouTube channel rebellious investor, “Banksters Paradise (Bitcoin Song)” is a parody of Coolio’s “gangster’s paradise”. The parody details the world as a playground for bankers amidst an atmosphere of money printing and inflation, pointing to Bitcoin as the solution.
The Queen’s song “Bohemian Rhapsody” is one of the most famous songs in the world. YouTube channel known as Krypto Karaoke He made a melody parody centered around cryptography. “Rising markets come, bull markets are up, HODL is high, HODL is low”, include lyrics – different from the line from the original song: “Come easy, go easy, a little high, a little low.” The revamped font pays tribute to HODL, a common term in the cryptographic field. Although the term does not have a specific definition, it is usually used to mean holding an asset regardless of market volatility.
Old Town Road (Bitcoin Edition)
YouTuber Lil Bubble has carved out a niche for itself in providing parodies of crypto songs. The creator has made several parodies of songs based on the crypto industry. Music videos often feature a person dancing in a spacesuit – a reference to popular industry images of assets bound “to the moon”.
YouTube’s most-viewed song on the social media platform is its performance of “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X. The parody comically delves into the struggles of investing and holding assets in the crypto space during low periods.
Musical artist Chris Record put a lot of different content on his YouTube channel, Chris Record TVIncluding some music. Although the channel does not focus directly on cryptocurrency, it has published some musical crypto creations. One of these videos turns Lil Pump’s song “Gucci Gang” into a bitcoin rap remix called “HODL GANG.” The song was published in December 2017, near the peak of the previous crypto bull market, and talks about different aspects of cryptocurrency investing, the history of cryptocurrency, etc.
“BITCONNECT EDM REMIX”
Bitconnect is no longer operating now, it was a rampant crypto scam during the 2017 bull run. Bitconnect ran an event where Carlos Matos, one of the project’s investors, gave a speech that started with singing, screaming, and overall hilarity. The speech then became meme-worthy content. Through his YouTube channel, music artist Dylan Locke created electronic dance music, or EDM, a song based on Matos’ speech.
These are just a few examples of the creative musical and comedic talent in the industry. With cryptography continuing to gain mainstream attention, we can only hope that dulcet tones will continue to be popular for years to come.