Rapper and video blogger Morgenstern has released a video that mentions The Open Network (TON) project and the Toncoin coin. In it, the musician sings that he “sold all the bitcoins and bought TON.”
Earlier, Morgenstern supported the developers of TON and stated that he sees his future in the “metaverses, NFTs and the crypto world.” He also said that he had invested 10 million rubles in Toncoin.
Prior to this, Toncoin developers were supported by Telegram founder Pavel Durov.
In May 2020, Durov announced the closure of the Telegram Open Network project, developed by the Telegram team, due to a legal conflict with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Subsequently, several independent development teams continued to work on the code-based blockchain. One of them was NewTON, which later changed its name to The Open Network.
Recall that in August 2021, the Telegram team transferred the ton.org domain and the GitHub repository to the project.