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Bitcoin [BTC] mentioned in Eminem’s latest song ‘Not Alike’

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Since the boom of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in December 2017, the cryptocurrency space has drawn a lot of attention from various industries. The space also drew the attention of celebrities with Ellen DeGeneres and John Oliver talking about cryptocurrencies on their show.

On 31st August 2018, Marshall Bruce Mathers III, popularly known as Eminem, one of the top rappers in the music space, announced a new surprise album, Kamikaze. The album is a follow-up to his previous album which was released in 2017, Revival.

The song ‘Not Alike’ feat Royce Da 59 from the album ‘Kamikaze’ mentions Bitcoin [BTC], the ruling coin of the cryptocurrency space. The song says ‘Remember everybody used to bite Nickel; Now everybody doin’ Bitcoin’. This part is rapped by Royce Da 59.

This has riled up the whole cryptocurrency space with the majority claiming that Eminem is stepping in to spread the awareness of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Diamondcuts17765, a Redditor said:

“The secret is out after the last bullrun, I expect almost everyone who knows about it to buy in once we get close to 15k”

Mr_li_jr, another Redditor said:

“It’s a sign of growing mainstream awareness, but that mention itself isn’t going to cause anything to happen.”

BlockState_Official said:



“Slowly but surely, Cryptocurrencies are becoming a part of popular culture. The more ‘mainstream’ Cryptocurrency becomes, the more widespread adoption it will have.”

Moreover, Eminem is not the only rapper who joined the crypto craze. Recently, Snoop Dogg, another well-known rapper in the music industry showed his support towards cryptocurrencies. He performed at the New York Blockchain Week, specifically for the XRP community. Ripple had sponsored the event and invited Snoop Dogg to perform in order to spread awareness of XRP.

According to CoinMarketCap, at press time, Bitcoin [BTC] was trading at $6945 with a market cap of more than $119 billion. The coin has seen a significant rise of more than 5% in the past 7 days.





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Priya is a full-time member of the reporting team at AMBCrypto. She is a finance major with one year of writing experience. She has not held any value in Bitcoin or other currencies.

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John McAfee says he will reveal Nakamoto’s identity, Coinbase expands to 11 countries, and more

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Daily Crypto News – April 18

1. John McAfee on Satoshi Nakamoto: The Founder of McAfee Associates stated that he would narrow down on the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto until he reveals Satoshi himself, otherwise he would reveal his identity to the crypto community. He also spoke about how he knows about Satoshi, to read about it, click here!

2. Coinbase expands its services to more countries: The leading exchange platform announced that it expanding its services to 11 more countries, which includes India, South Korea, and New Zealand. People in these countries can avail services provided on Coinbase.com, Coinbase Pro and its app on iOS and Android.

To know more about the countries Coinbase has expanded to, click here!

3. Craig Wright says the crypto-community want to silence him: Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, stated that the majority of the community was against him as they “desire to silence” him because they see someone who would bring an end to scams and pumps and dumps.

He also spoke about the next steps he would be taking in terms of the legal action concerning his defamation case. To read about it, click here!



4. Binance “marks the birth of a new genesis block”: The largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trade volume announced the launch of its Decentralized Exchange, and also stated that the mainnet swap would take place on 23 April 2019.

To read more about Binance DEX, click here!





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