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Shawn Carter

[JAY-Z]; Derrick Adams [artist]. Heir to the Throne, 2021


Shawn Carter

Shawn Carter

[JAY-Z]; Derrick Adams [artist]. Heir to the Throne, 2021

[JAY-Z]; Derrick Adams [artist]. Heir to the Throne, 2021

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Owner: RocNation


b. 1970


Heir to the Throne


Non-fungible token ERC-721

Token ID: 1

Animated artwork

MOV: 497.92 MB (522,111,620 bytes), 2145x2160px, HD, 00:11

Minted on June 25, 2021, ed. 1/1.

Smart contract address: 0x00372812abcb11c2ea291aeb7f612d9e0524b013

The condition of this non-fungible token (NFT) is rated Excellent. The NFT and associated smart contract was created using Manifold Creator, The NFT adheres to the ERC-721 token standard and is stored on the Ethereum blockchain, the highest volume and most adopted NFT blockchain network. This provides the owner assurance that this NFT will exist in its original and intended form on the Ethereum blockchain.

The author of the smart contract, who also minted the NFT, is Shawn Carter, which can be verified on the Ethereum blockchain. 

The permanence of this NFT is rated Excellent. The metadata associated with this NFT is higher than current industry standards. The metadata is stored within the smart contract and meets all standards within the Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIP) adopted by all NFT platforms. The media data associated with this NFT is stored on Arweave, the most robust decentralized file storage system.

There are royalties on secondary sales enforced in the contract which should be honored by most major NFT platforms. 

There are Terms and Conditions associated with this NFT, located within the metadata which can also be found here:

Condition Reports are statements of opinion only and not representation of fact. The reports are non-exhaustive and based solely on information provided to Sotheby's and/or obtained by us prior to sale, unless otherwise specified. The reports may make reference to a lot’s smart contract details and history, metadata and/or media file specifics, storage, and/or origin, and other token features, however such reports may not refer to or identify all faults and potential vulnerabilities that may exist. The images of a lot form part of the condition report for the lot, however certain images of a lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. Condition reports may make reference to particular imperfections of a lot, although the lot may have other faults or issues not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot.


Condition reports are not an alternative to carrying out your own inspection and investigation of a lot and/or seeking your own independent professional advice. All auction participants should inspect a lot and satisfy oneself as to its condition prior to bidding. The responsibility for ascertaining the condition of a lot remains with the purchaser, and Sotheby's cannot be held responsible for the content of condition reports, which are provided for guidance only in assessing the condition of a lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE(S).