BUA’s first NFT collection, Birth of BUA, takes his classic works and urban mashups into the cyber universe. BUA transforms these iconic pieces from static images to dynamic digital creations with elegant animated movement set to beats from DJ Qbert. The collection includes Starry Serenade, DJ Mona Lisa, Trumpet Man, Piano Man, and The Block. BUA’s fine art has featured legends like Biggie, DMC, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang, Snoop, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Aaliyah, Rakim, Nas, Big Daddy Kane, Dr. Dre, Big Pun, and more.
"The Birth of BUA collection is really important to me: it tells the story of life and creation. We developed a number of my most famous works into living, feeling, conscious creations. A connection with my work, which so many from around the world have found, breaks into a new dimension through dynamic NFTs,” -BUA.
Birth of BUA dropped on TRUESY, an NFT marketplace powered by the eco-friendly Tezos blockchain. The Tezos blockchain leverages a proof of stake algorithm that is significantly less energy dependent than proof of work, which enables it to be significantly more eco-friendly as a result. BUA’s first drop is launching on a dedicated digital gallery on the TRUESY platform. TRUESY was designed with artists like BUA in mind, to enable them to connect with their community of fans in a uniquely curated space for their digital creations. TRUESY is intuitive and prioritizes ease-of-use by offering credit card purchases in addition to tez, Tezos native currency. 

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The Block is a home we all belong to. A place to come where warmth embraces and the light is always on. The birds and brownstones syncopate with the urban landscape, indicative of the unspoken language between the wild and tamed on The Block.
Trumpet Man cries and mourns for the city he belongs to. Trumpet man’s musical notes give us hope. He delicately conducts his magic in an architectural symphony. The coolness of the monochromatic palette is complemented by the warm yellow windows that illuminate his horn.
Starry Serenade The stars and sky dance in the tempestuous night. El Guitarrista joins in the nocturnal symphony of the cosmos. He plays, the sky dances—a dalliance that lasts until the dawn.
DJ MONA LISA is the amalgamation of one of the most recognizable images from 15th century Florence, blended and mixed with BUA’s classic, iconographic pop culture DJ painting. Her flirtatious smile might make you wonder what DJ Mona is mixing up on the 1's & 2's.
The Piano Man, hypnotized in atmospheric space, ensconced in smoke, translates emotions musically—melancholy, sorrow, passion, and love. We see him through the lens of our own fleshly perceptions. He is a reflection, a mirror, a teacher…