Dogecoin quickly becoming the cryptocurrency of the stars
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Dogecoin is becoming the cryptocurrency of the stars.
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The meme-inspired coin surged to an all-time high over the weekend after Snoop Dogg and Gene Simmons declared themselves fans on Twitter.
Dogecoin hit its record peak of about 8.7 cents on Sunday, a day after the “Gin N Juice” rapper born Calvin Broadus tweeted a mock “Snoop Doge” album cover with a dog’s face photoshopped onto his body.
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The iconic artist’s post tagged billionaire Tesla chief Elon Musk, whose tweets have caused previous price spikes for Dogecoin, which is now the eighth-largest cryptocurrency by total market value, according to CoinMarketCap.com.
Simmons, the former Kiss frontman, has also joined the Dogecoin craze. He called himself the “God Of Dogecoin” in a Saturday tweet a day after claiming he had bought “six figures” worth of the digital currency, which was initially created as a joke.