Migos star Offset joins FaZe clan
Migos star Offset recently announced that he had invested into one of video gaming’s most influential groups – FaZe clan.
Offset represents one-third of the hip hop group Migos which gained mass popularity for tracks such as ‘Bad and Boujee’.
While Offset is mainly known for his work in the music industry, he has recently invested in gaming giant FaZe clan.
FaZe clan is well-known in the gaming world for its members’ participation in various gaming competitions, which they often win.
On Twitter, the clan has amassed four million followers while its YouTube channel has a staggering seven million subscribers.
Its members are competitors in a several different games such as Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Fortnite to name a few.
Like many people these days, Offset spends his spare time playing video games.
According to The Verge, he hasn’t stopped hearing about the eSports craze and the money that is quickly becoming synonymous with the industry.
“It was a special thing and I felt like I needed to be a part of it,” the Migos star tells The Verge.
According to Offset there’s a common denominator between being a music artist and an eSports star which is that both provide entertainment for the masses.
He also comments on how there are not necessarily major differences between the two:
“The actual players, they’re like rock stars. They’ve got great followings, they influence kids, and that’s what I do. It was just organic. These guys are cool,” he reveals to The Verge.
He has also teased that his involvement with FaZe clan may extend beyond investment, though he has not provided any additional details.
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