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Original Painting of Makaveli Album Artwork to Be Auctioned With NFT Component and Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win Percentage of Sales Price

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LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zelus, a company that aims to revolutionize the way people interact with art and finance, and Heritage Auctions are partnering to auction the original album cover painting from Tupac Shakur’s The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (aka Makaveli) by artist Riskie Forever. The auction is live through June 18, accompanied by a 1-of-1 NFT that will include a never-before-heard story about the origins of the piece.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220519005918/en/

Original album cover painting from Tupac Shakur’s The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (aka Makaveli) by artist Riskie Forever.

Icon Mike Tyson will be discussing the painting while sharing memories of Tupac on his podcast "Hotboxin’ w/ Mike Tyson." "This episode was cool to shoot," said Tyson. "Having the opportunity to honor Pac and have this painting here with us was awesome. It's by far the most iconic hip hop album artwork of all time."

Tupac fans will have an opportunity to participate in a sweepstakes with prizing based on the final auction sale price. When fans sign up for the Zelus wallet through the MakaveliArt.com website from now through June 5, they will be entered into the sweepstakes and receive one (1) free collectible NFT. The Grand Prize winner is set to win up to 10% of the final auction price, with a max of $100k (and a minimum prize of at least $25k). 50 additional entrants winning up to $500 each, and another 100 winning up to $250 each. After the auction concludes, winners will receive their rewards in USDC within their Zelus wallet. (See below for terms and conditions.)

ABOUT ZELUS

Zelus is a 1-stop shop for the creation and issuance of NFTs, offering all the expertise necessary in a single company. From IP to creative to marketing to technical to investment, the company offers the full suite of services from an idea’s infancy to full production and execution. Creative experts work with IP holders to identify the best way to package their legacy into a meaningful digital collectible. Zelus has recently launched a new crypto wallet that is the first of its kind to hide the account balance in the NFT gallery with cross-chain compatibility and is designed to make the complex space of crypto and NFTs simple for all levels of blockchain knowledge. Zelus marketing and creative teams work closely with the IP holder to ensure the NFT release is not only artistic, but also commercially attractive. Learn more at https://zelus.io/ or by following Zelus on Twitter @WeAreZelus or Discord.

SWEEPSTAKES TERMS AND CONDITIONS

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the (50) U.S. who are 18+ with a smartphone prior to entry. Ends 11:59 p.m. ET on 6/5/22. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received. For Official Rules and complete details, visit makaveliart.com. Sponsor: Zelus Group, LLC.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220519005918/en/

Contacts

Zelus Media Contact:
Jonah Keel
BHI, a division of 42West
jonah_keel@bhimpact.com

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