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Celebrity Memecoin Craze and the Big Solana Bang

4 min readJun 9, 2024

The Altcoin bullrun continues to take stronghold as solana celebrity memecoin enter the fray

ZK” Trademark Takedown: Matter Labs Bows to Pressure

In a surprising twist, Matter Labs, the brains behind Ethereum’s layer-2 scaling solution zkSync, has dropped its bid to trademark the term “ZK” (zero knowledge).

This move comes after a wave of backlash from top ZK researchers who insisted that ZK technologies should stay a public good, free for everyone to use. Matter Labs made the announcement in a post on X.

Solana Takes the Lead in Token Craze

In May, the Solana blockchain saw an explosion of activity with creators launching a staggering 455,000 tokens. Lower barriers to entry and the hunt for the next big memecoin are driving this surge. Solana’s numbers leave other blockchains in the dust: Ethereum Layer 2 Base only saw 177,000 tokens, while BNB Chain had 39,000. Meanwhile, Ethereum mainnet and Layer 2 networks Arbitrum and Optimism each saw fewer than 20,000 new tokens.

BNB Blasts to New All-Time High

BNB, the native token of the BNB Chain ecosystem, just hit a new all-time high at $709 this Wednesday! This marks a significant milestone as the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap surged over 11% in the past 24 hours, smashing its previous peak of $690 set back in May 2021.

Vitalik Buterin Slams Celebrity Memecoins

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin isn’t holding back on his criticism of recent celebrity memecoin releases. In a June 5 post on X, Buterin stressed that people should be prepared for their tokens to lose value and that financial activities should only be justified if they bring societal benefits. He highlighted areas like improving healthcare, supporting open-source software, and boosting art and creativity as examples of worthwhile endeavors.

Roaring Kitty Memecoins Skyrocket

Roaring Kitty-themed memecoins are on fire after a massive surge in GameStop’s stock. According to CoinGecko, GME, KITTY, and ROAR memecoins saw jaw-dropping increases of 160%, 330%, and 150%, respectively. On Friday, these coins hit their peaks, trading at $0.03088 for GME, $0.0377 for KITTY, and $0.001584 for ROAR.

Meme of the Week:

Celebrities when they meet each other at memecoin gala

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COINGECKO: BNB (BNB), previously also known as Binance Coin (BNB), is a cryptocurrency coin created and issued by the cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Initially created on the Ethereum blockchain as an ERC-20 token in July 2017, BNB was migrated over to BNB Smart Chain in February 2019 and became the native coin of the Binance Chain.

BNB can be used to pay for fees when trading on Binance, and usually at a discounted rate. Due to the primary utility, BNB has seen massive growth in interest throughout the years . Several rounds of token burn events have appreciated BNB price and pushed it up as one of the top-10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.

Price — $682.48

Market Cap — $104,861,258,698

Fully Diluted Valuation — $104,861,258,698

24 Hour Trading Vol — $849,575,863

Circulating Supply — 153,856,150

Total Supply — 153,856,150

Max Supply — 200,000,000




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