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Island Boys NFT Collection Review

We look at the Island Boys NFT collection, the status of the collection as part of internet culture, and where it could be heading in the near future.

Island Boys NFT Collection Review

Island Boys is an NFT collection on the Ethereum blockchain by the controversial internet sensation Island Boys. The duo made the NFTs in collaboration with The Doge Pound. But are buying these NFTs worth the money? Let’s find out.

The Island Boys are twins who went viral in 2021 on TikTok. The duo consists of 20-year-old twin brothers whose real names are Franky and Alex Venegas. Nevertheless, they favor using the names Kodiyakredd and Flyysoulja.

A short video of the Venegas brothers singing by a pool went viral in October 2021. The TikTok video amassed almost 20 million views. It was also re-uploaded to Twitter, where it received over 10 million views.

What Is the Island Boys NFT Collection?

The Island Boys NFT project features 4,500 unique Island Boys collectibles. The collection claims each NFT will provide exclusive access to experiences and perks with the Island Boys.

Of the 4,500 NFTs in the collection, only 675 are minted. There are 150 rarities. The traits include different variations of each twin. The variations include body, head, chain, mouth, clothes, accessories, and backgrounds.

The project partnered with The Doge Pound, a successful NFT collection on Ethereum with over 29,750 ETH in total volume. All Doge Pound holders were able to get a whitelist spot.

Diplo, an American DJ and music producer, bought an NFT from the collection last year. DJ Skee also became part of the community.

Island Boys NFTs have over 7.6k members in Discord and a not-so-impressive 352 followers on Twitter. The last announcement on Discord was on January 9 this year, and the last tweet was on January 5 this year. Community engagement is perhaps not their main strength.

Island Boys NFT Price

The collection started its mint on December 10, 2021. It’s been almost a year, and the NFTs are not fully minted. As of writing the article, Island Boys only minted 675 out of 4,500 NFTs.

The mint price was 0.035 ETH per NFT, and the current floor price is 0.1 ETH. The collection has 257 owners, of which 38% are unique. The Island Boys have set a royalty fee of 6.9% for every trade.

Island Boy NFT Collection
Source: OpenSea
Island Boys NFTs in OpenSea

Island Boys have listed 2% of the 675 minted NFTs on OpenSea. The collection has a total volume of 1 ETH on OpenSea.

The last sale of an Island Boys NFT on OpenSea was almost five months ago. The trade was an Island Boy #20 for a mere 0.014 ETH.

OpenSea saw about 28 sales of Island Boys NFTs since the collection was listed. The majority of the sales were for a price of 0.015 ETH. The most expensive Island Boys NFT sold was Island Boy #301 for 0.150 ETH.

Where Do You Buy Island Boys NFTs?

You can buy the Official Island Boys collection from OpenSea or mint new ones from their official website.

Minting a new Island Boys NFT is less expensive than buying it from a secondary market like OpenSea. You can mint an Island Boys NFT for 0.035 ETH. It is much lower than the price on the secondary markets.

Island Boys NFTs for Sale

OpenSea has 2% of the 675 Island Boys NFTs listed, while the official website has 3,825 NFTs left to mint. You can mint 10 per wallet. Any more will cause the transaction to fail, and you’ll lose the gas fee.

Since OpenSea has only 2% of the 675 NFTs listed, minting is the most reasonable way to obtain more NFTs.

How Do You Buy Island Boys NFTs?

To buy the Island Boys NFTs from OpenSea, you need to follow the below steps:

  1. Create a wallet with MetaMask.
  2. Transfer some ETH to the wallet.
  3. Log in to OpenSea.
  4. Connect your wallet to OpenSea.
  5. Find the desired Island Boys NFT and click buy.
  6. Click confirm to continue with the payment.

As you wait, the network will confirm the transaction. The NFT will then be accessible in your wallet.

You can also mint Island Boys NFTs from the official website. All you need to do is connect your MetaMask wallet loaded with ETH to the website. Then select the number of mints and click mint. Finally, confirm the transaction from your wallet.

You can mint 10 NFTs per wallet. Be careful while using the website as it doesn’t work sometimes.

Conclusion

Whether we like or hate the Island Boys, we must admit that they did make a big impact on social media in 20221.

However, that doesn’t mean we can trust this duo. They both have pretty intense criminal records. Perhaps something the normal investor does not want to be associated with.

The collection has low engagement via its social channels and low sales. A knock-off collection of Island Boys have nine times the volume of the official one.

If you are an Island Boy yourself or a fan of the Official Island Boys, you can show your allegiance by holding one of these NFTs. If you wanted a piece of Internet culture in NFT form, this would be the perfect way to represent the crazy world of NFTs. Other than that, you’re probably not going to make it if you invest in this collection for future gains.

 

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