• Rashid Ajami is the Co-Founder & CEO of Metropolis World, a metaverse experience and virtual landscape comprised of stunning art, a physi-digital marketplace and an immersive itinerary of curated programming perks, and events.
• In an exclusive interview with cryptonews.com, Rashid talks about building an immersive world without AR/VR, blending e-commerce & blockchain, and creating web3 apps that look & feel like web2 apps.
• He has collaborated with electronic music heavyweights Booka Shade and Julia Govor, been remixed by the likes of Maya Jane Coles and Ramon Tapia, supported by Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1.
Rashid Ajami – Co-Founder & CEO Of Metropolis World
Rashid Ajami is the Co-Founder & CEO of Metropolis World – a metaverse experience and virtual landscape comprised of stunning art, a physi-digital marketplace and an immersive itinerary of curated programming perks, and events. He’s also an electronic Music Producer and Sound Design Artist based in London. His critically acclaimed tracks have been released on renowned labels such as Anjunadeep, Get Physical, Noir, Tale + Tone, TOR, Armada Electronic Elements. He has also collaborated with electronic music heavyweights Booka Shade and Julia Govor; been remixed by the likes Maya Jane Coles and Ramon Tapia; supported by Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1; featured in some of the world’s biggest music titles such as Rolling Stone Mixmag DJ Mag Clash amongst others.
Exclusive Interview With CryptoNews
In an exclusive interview with cryptonews.com Rashid Ajami talked about building an immersive world without AR/VR; blending e-commerce & blockchain; createing web3 applications that look & feel like web2 applications; his journey from music industry to crypto; secret sauce for building in bear markets etcetera.
Building An Immersive World Without AR/VR
Rashid talked about how they are trying to blend unique properties such as e-commerce gaming art fashion into one platform to build something much bigger than just another social media platform or game but more like a hybrid between those two things allowing people to do more than what they’re currently doing on existing platforms while also providing them new opportunities for customization creation expression collaboration etcetera within their own avatar worlds . Additionally he discussed how it is possible to build this kind of experience even without relying heavily on augmented reality or virtual reality technology which can be expensive or difficult for many people to access due to hardware requirements etcetera.
Blending E-Commerce With Blockchain
He also spoke about how Metropolis World plans to bridge traditional e-commerce with blockchain technologies so users can buy sell trade physical goods from other users within the platform in addition to digital assets such as NFTs etcetera . To make this happen they are working hard behind the scenes on developing platforms protocols APIs integrations etcetera that will enable users to easily transition between these two worlds while still feeling comfortable using both traditional methods as well as more cutting edge technologies like cryptocurrency payments smart contracts escrows automated dispute resolutions etcetera all within one unified interface .
Creating Web3 Apps That Look Like Web 2 Apps
Finally he explained why it’s important for projects like theirs focus not just on technology but also design aesthetics user experience usability because ultimately people don’t want something that looks feels clunky complex or intimidating when interacting with decentralized applications (dapps) instead they want something that looks feels operates just like any other website application out there today . This way users won’t have any hesitations when trying out new products services within dapps because it will seem familiar easy understandable secure reliable trustworthy etcetera all at same time .