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Offset is working with bosses at gaming and events company Axis Replay to develop new ways for artists to connect with fans.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, live shows remain off the cards, with acts heading online for livestream concerts to keep fans entertained during the crisis.
The format has become the new normal for stars and their followers worldwide and, speaking to Forbes, Offset, real name Kiari Kendrell Cephus, insists he’s determined to push the concept to the next level with his latest venture.
“Fans and artists have been very patient during this long break,” he explained. “As we are all figuring out ways to get back into a normal way of life, we deserve to experience those great live moments we love.
“Music is a universal language. It allows us to connect with one another on a happier level. Right now, we can all use
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Ahead of Tesla’s Battery Day event, to be held Tuesday, September 22, CEO Elon Musk Monday explained via Twitter that while it plans to increase battery cell purchases from Panasonic, LG, CATL, and perhaps other partners, it still anticipates battery shortages starting in 2022 “unless we also take action ourselves.”
At the event, Tesla is expected to showcase what’s been rumored for a long time: a combination of technological developments that help produce batteries that are more energy-dense, last longer, and are cheaper—and easier—to make.
In 2019, Tesla bought ultracapacitor specialists Maxwell Technologies, and it purchased Canada’s Hibar, a battery maker that was linked to lithium-ion battery researcher Jeff Dahm, who was involved in Tesla’s “million-mile battery” skunkworks project. That project, working out of a facility near Tesla’s Fremont factory, has reportedly resulted in a cell capable of lasting three times the cycles of Tesla’s current cells.
Tesla factory, Fremont,