Rapper Nas connects Google In $20 Million Investment for African Gaming Company

The Grammy Award winner hip-hop star has now connects Google in Investing in Carry1st, an African mobile game publisher.


U.S Rapper Nas has associated with venture capital firm – Andreessen Horowitz, Google, Axie Infinity and a host of other names as well to invest in an African gaming company.

Carry1st, who is an African mobile games publisher, raised about $20 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.

In a statement by David Haber of Andreessen Horowitz ,

“We are delighted to be making our first investment in an Africa-headquartered company in Carry1st, a next-generation mobile games and fintech platform.


We see immense opportunity for the company to mirror outstanding successes we’ve seen in markets like India, China and Southeast Asia.”, he stated.

Nas is as well not new to investments.

Last year, he was one of the celebrities who assist in raising $55 million for the NFT platform – Royal.

Nevertheless, he has now increased his portfolio by becoming an investor in one of Africa’s biggest gaming markets.

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