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‘Coindaddy’ Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life

April 22, 2018 |

'Coindaddy' Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life

Just last month news.Bitcoin.com chatted with the hip-hop artist ‘Lil’ Windex’ the Canadian rapper who made headlines last month for his rhymes about bitcoin cash. Now there is another rapper, from San Francisco, called ‘Coindaddy,’ an artist who has been coined a “Weird Al Yankovic” of cryptocurrency rap.

Also read: An In-Depth Interview With Rob Hustle

The ‘Crypto Castle,’ Fur Coats, Lambos, and Bitcoin

Arya Bahmanyar is a 28-year-old former commercial real estate broker turned hip-hop artist after allegedly becoming a millionaire from his cryptocurrency investments. According to a recent interview with the columnist Melia Robinson, Bahmanyar decided to devote his time to becoming a new rapper called ‘Coindaddy,’ and he started his own Youtube channel to release his music.

“I’m going to make songs that aren’t that good,” Bahmanyar explains in his recent interview recalling how he got started toward creating his ‘Coindaddy’ persona.

In his songs “Holding the Bag,” Coindaddy raps about a variety of cryptocurrencies and uses slang like ‘hodl,’ ‘Buying the dips,’ and ‘moon.’ Alongside this, the rapper likes to sing about lavish lifestyles, ‘Lambos’ and checking the price of BTC while getting laid. Coindaddy also does a duet with the well-known cryptocurrency musician Tatiana Moroz as well. In “Holding the Bag,” Coindaddy’s lyrics state:

If you want the ride and you want the riches then just buy more coin and get the bitches — Cuz bitcoin about to go straight through the roof it’s got the PBOC shaking in their boots.    

'Coindaddy' Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life
Arya Bahmanyar AKA ‘Coindaddy’

Many Artists Try to Bring Swagger to the Crypto-Game

Coindaddy already made headlines earlier this year for his New York Times appearance in the story “Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not,” which features newly made cryptocurrency millionaires and the infamous hangouts the ‘Crypto Castle,’ and ‘Crypto Crackhouse.’ Coindaddy was featured during his performance at the at the San Francisco Bitcoin Meetup’s Holiday Party at the bay-area club ‘Runway Incubator.’ Coindaddy detailed at the time he plans on releasing other songs called ‘Lambo Party’ and ‘Crypto Mom.’

“Right now all our entertainers come from outside crypto culture — not inside crypto, and we’ve got to change that,” Coindaddy explains.

'Coindaddy' Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life
From left to right: Coindaddy, Lil’ Windex, YT Cracker, Gramatik, and Chris Record. All of these artists have incorporated cryptocurrencies into their music tracks. 

The crypto-millionaire turned rapper says he plans to continue his illustrious career by utilizing his music to educate newbs about cryptocurrency. Coindaddy is not the only individual trying to break through as a cryptocurrency rapper who spits rhymes about bitcoin and the digital currency lifestyle. Other crypto-rappers who have made ‘bitcoin-esque hip-hop’ videos include Chris Record’s ‘Hodl Gang,’ Keem Ibara ‘Digital Gold,’ Gramatik ‘Satoshi Nakamoto,’ Team Hodl ‘Lambo Land,’ YT Cracker ‘Bitcoin Baron,’ Lil Windex ‘Bitcoin Ca$ h,’ and many more artists.

What do you think about ‘Coindaddy’ or other rappers rhyming about crypto-life? Do you think more hip-hop artists will continue to rap about bitcoin? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments below.


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Robinhood App Expands Cryptocurrency Trading to Another US State

April 22, 2018 |

Robinhood App Expands Cryptocurrency Trading to Another US State

Two months after starting to roll out crypto trading, Robinhood has finally expanded the service to another American state. For now, it’s still supporting just bitcoin and ethereum, however the app is expected to add at least another fourteen cryptocurrencies eventually.

Also Read: Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist

Robinhood Crypto Reaches Colorado

Robinhood App Expands Cryptocurrency Trading to Another US StateRobinhood Financial LLC, the Palo Alto-headquartered US stocks brokerage app, has added another location where cryptocurrency trading is supported for its clients – Colorado. The company officially announced on Friday on its twitter page that: “Robinhood Crypto is coming to a Rocky Mountain near you! Commission-free Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) trading is now rolled out and available to investors in Colorado.”

Home to over 5.5 million people, Colorado is perhaps most known around the world for being the first American state to legalize both the medicinal and recreational consumption of marijuana. It is only the sixth location in the country where Robinhood’s cryptocurrency trading service is made available after the company initially launched it in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, and New Hampshire back in February.

Reaping the Benefits of Crypto

Robinhood Starts Rolling Out Cryptocurrency Trading TodayAt launch, Robinhood promised to add in many more states for crypto trading later on if everything goes as planned. As it seems now, whatever is keeping the company from rolling out nationwide immediately, it is not a lack of success. Crypto helped Robinhood reach over 4 million users (up from just 3 million in November 2017), well over $ 100 billion in transaction volume, and to a valuation of $ 5.6 billion in a new funding round (up from just $ 1.3 billion in a round a year before).

Besides the few selected states that the cryptocurrency trading service is available in, Robinhood also already offers market data on a total of sixteen cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin cash, litecoin, ripple, ethereum classic, zcash, monero, dash, stellar, qtum, bitcoin gold, omisego, neo, lisk and dogecoin. The company is also working on Robinhood Feed, a way to discuss cryptocurrencies, news, and market swings in real-time with other investors on the platform.

What country or American state should Robinhood Crypto reach next? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. 


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Couple With 13 Sons Just Had Another Baby

April 19, 2018 |

A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th boy into the family. The Grand Rapids Press reports Jay and Kateri Schwandt’s latest addition was born Wednesday evening, five days before the baby’s expected due date. As with their last few children, the couple decided against learning the baby’s…
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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Another ICO Ghosts with $50 Million – Sends Thanx from Beer Beach

April 19, 2018 |

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Another ICO Ghosts with $  50 Million - Sends Thanx from Beer Beach

Today we’ve simply given-in to no nutritional value, guilty pleasure, lowest common denominator: bitcoin-related crime news. Start your day with laughs and head scratching, as we examine the Savedroid ICO exit scam, an international bitcoin heist escape, the fury of a scorned woman, a bear spray robbery, and some whole food violence.  

Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Pornhub? We’ve Never Heard of Pornhub

Savedroid Ghosts With Investors’ Money

This can’t be real, right? This must be a publicity gimmick. Well, in any event, German online news source Wirtschafts Woche documents how Savedroid has apparently taken the money and run. The company website was replaced with a meme picture, “Aannnd it’s gone.” Founder and CEO Yassin Hankir tweeted a picture of himself on a beach, long gone. All this after having raised $ 50 million in an ICO.

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Another ICO Ghosts with $  50 Million - Sends Thanx from Beer Beach
Savedroid webpage

Promises of artificial intelligence, curated portfolios, and a native credit card proved too much for investors, and they poured in money. Stranger than fiction.

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Savedroid Scams Investors for $  50 Million

Reads Like a Movie Script

A suspect involved in an Icelandic heist involving a dozen perpetrators, 600 missing bitcoin mining rigs, was able to evade authorities after they’d managed to arrest him. “Sindri Thor Stefansson” the BBC reported, “escaped the low-security prison through a window and fled to Sweden on a passenger plane that was also carrying Iceland’s prime minister, local media report. The ticket had another man’s name and he was identified through CCTV video. The stolen computers, which are still missing, are worth $ 2m (£1.45m).” It appears Mrs. Stefansson was also arrested, but he didn’t have time to circle back evidently.

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Savedroid Scams Investors for $  50 Million
Sindri Thor Stefansson

Hell Hath No Fury

Speaking of angry women, the broader ecosystem has been accused as being too male. Well, here’s Tina Jones breaking through the digital glass ceiling. According to WGN, Ms. Jones was  “charged after allegedly paying thousands of dollars via bitcoin to a company on the dark web to murder the wife of a man she had an affair with, according to officials. Tina Jones, 31, appeared at bond court Wednesday morning where a judge set bond at $ 250,000. She was charged with one felony count of solicitation of murder-for-hire.”

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Savedroid Scams Investors for $  50 Million
Tina Jones

Bearly Escaped with Bitcoin ATM

The Irving Patch, a Texas local online news source, are attempting to help police find two men. Police claim they “entered a store […]  and sprayed a clerk with bear spray before making off with cash from a Bitcoin machine …. They can be seen in security footage spraying the store clerk with bear spray, a powerful form of pepper spray, before heading to the back of the store where the Bitcoin machine was located ….The clerk was taken to a hospital for treatment after being sprayed but was later released.”

Well, He Warned Him

Government crackdown on legitimate cryptocurrency exchanges usually receive very positive media coverage. What both government and mainstream media often miss is how less online exchanges necessarily means more face-to-face encounters, which can be dangerous for reasons bitcoin traders are well familiar. Case in point: a Miami man wished to turn $ 30,000 cash into more than that in bitcoin. He met supposed crypto dealers at a public place, a local Whole Foods parking lot. The fellow with the cash brought a gun just in case something went wrong. Turned out to be a pretty good idea. He was jumped for the money, and as he was attacked, yelled to his attacker, “Back off, I have a weapon,” the Miami Herald details. The attacker didn’t listen, and was shot. He was later arrested after being taken to a local hospital.

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Savedroid Scams Investors for $  50 Million

Bitcoiners Wanted at Citi

A recent now hiring Linkedin post detailed how Citi is looking for a  “Senior Vice President, Senior AML Compliance Officer —Emerging Risk,” in Tampa, Florida. “Knowledge of cryptocurrency and bitcoin monitoring” and “Certified Bitcoin Professional Certification a plus,” are among the job qualifications and requirements.

More Spring Cleaning

Clearing off some smaller stories, Riot Blockchain has been subpoenaed.  The Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines issued a rather blunt warning about what it terms bitcoin “schemes” to defraud investors. It lists more than a dozen companies by name, and proceeds to go through steps to identify future scams. Josh Ellithorpe tweeted how he “Just released my first open source project at Coinbase. If you need Cashaddr support for your Ruby app then you should check it out!” here.  

Do you think Savedroid really scammed its investors? Let us know in the comments section below.


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Body Confirmed to Be Another Child in Doomed Hart Family

April 17, 2018 |

Officials in California have confirmed that a body pulled from the Pacific Ocean last week was another child from a family killed when their SUV plunged over a cliff in Mendocino County. The coroner’s office said Tuesday that DNA analysis confirmed the body was that of 12-year-old Ciera Hart, the…
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Gas prices at highest level since 2015 amid fears of another oil shock

April 15, 2018 |

Southern California drivers are paying the highest pump prices for gasoline in 2 1/2 years amid fears that prices could jump even further if the United States takes military action against Syria.

The upswing in prices reflects not only rising crude-oil prices but also a higher state gasoline tax,…


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Another Shocking Rape Jolts India

April 12, 2018 |

The fatal gang rape of a female medical student in India in 2012 galvanized hundreds of thousands of Indians to take to the streets to demand tougher rape laws. A horrific new case has the potential to unleash similar unrest. The victim was an 8-year-old girl in Kashmir who belonged…
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Malta Succeeds in Attracting Another Cryptocurrency Exchange, Okex

April 12, 2018 |

Malta Succeeds in Attracting Another Cryptocurrency Exchange, Okex

The Maltese government’s plan to bring more international cryptocurrency business to booster the local economy, by positioning itself as a hospitable jurisdiction within the EU, appears to be paying off. Following Binance moving to the island just last month, Malta has now succeeded in attracting yet another exchange, Okex.

Also Read: Australia’s Digitalx Launches Cryptocurrency Investment Fund

Maltese Blockchain Ecosystem

Okex, the Chinese-run cryptocurrency exchange based in Hong Kong, has announced today that it will be expanding to the European island nation of Malta. The country’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, commented: “We welcome Okex, a world-leading digital exchange, to our growing blockchain ecosystem. Malta is fast becoming the jurisdiction of choice for Distributed Ledger Technology companies in the European Union and globally.”

Malta Succeeds in Attracting Another Cryptocurrency Exchange, Okex

Chris Lee, CEO of OKEx, said: “We look forward to working with the Malta government as it is  forward thinking and shares many of our same values: the most important of which are protection of traders and the general public, compliance with Anti Money Laundering and Know Your Customer standards, and recognition of the innovation and importance of continued development in the Blockchain ecosystem.”

Warm Welcome to Crypto Companies

Malta Succeeds in Attracting Another Cryptocurrency Exchange, Okex
Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri (middle) with OKEx Chief Risk Officer Tim Byun (right) and Vice President Jason Lau (left)

Unlike other regions, Malta offers crypto firms with an environment where the government is not only open to their business but actively seeking it as well. For example, before making its decision Okex management was able to meet with members of the Maltese government and regulatory leaders. This allowed them to understand the country’s legislative and regulatory plans, provide written feedback and engage in open dialogue, they explained.

Tim Byun, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Government Relations of OKEx, commented: “Malta’s Virtual Financial Asset Act is a solid foundation for the industry and the government to work together in fostering the nascent blockchain/digital asset industry. More specifically, Malta’s sound risk-based approach will help cultivate a responsible, compliant, and healthy ecosystem.”

Back in March 23, Binance revealed that it would be moving its operations and starting to recruit 200 people to work on the island as soon as possible. Okex are now establishing an entity in Malta in accordance with the expected regulations and framework and will apply for a license when it becomes available. If and when the company obtains such a license, they expect to have a full team of local management, front office staff, as well as KYC and AML officers, a representative told news.Bitcoin.com today.

Should other governments in Europe soon follow the example of Malta to foster the growth of the local crypto ecosystem? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. 


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PR: Gamble.io Weighs in on Another High – Flying Gambling Operator

April 12, 2018 |

Gamble.io Weighs in on Another High - Flying Gambling Operator

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.

12th of April – The leading Bitcoin & crypto gambling site Gamble.io has completed its review on Cloudbet. Cloudbet is known as one of the top destinations for Bitcoin-based sports betting.

The review revealed that Cloudbet’s solid reputation is no fluke. The company’s sportsbook department has done a great job covering almost every sport under the sun – and with surprisingly high betting limits. “We were extremely happy to see their high betting limits, which cater to high rollers better than any crypto sportsbook out there,” spokesperson of Gamble.io Matt Beardsley highlights.

The online casino at Cloudbet is almost as good as its sportsbook. The list of available casino games is a bit shorter than its competitors, but also the slots cater well to players with deeper pockets than the average Joe.

To top it off, the website is exceptionally well designed for mobile users. “We have not seen many as mobile-friendly operators even among the fiat gambling providers as the reviewed company. You don’t need a phablet to get your bets in”, Beardsley points out.

“To us it seems like they’re on their way to adopting a multi-currency approach, like most of its competitors. It’s very good news for players, as for example Ethereum is already widely accepted among crypto casinos”, Beardsley explains. You can see the full list of trustworthy Ethereum casinos here.

Gamble.io is the watchdog of the crypto gambling industry. The company screens and reviews gambling service providers to sort out the bad apples from the trustworthy operators. Gamble.io is founded on a rock-solid ground by a band of young guns of cryptocurrency experts and old rolling stones of the gambling industry.

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Another downside to U.S. healthcare system: Way more opportunities for fraud

April 8, 2018 |

It’s no secret that Americans pay more for healthcare than people in all other developed countries. And a big reason for that is because our $ 3 trillion healthcare system is focused to a large extent on generating profits for businesses, rather than the well-being of patients.

Much of that profit-seeking…


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