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Top 35 Pop Culture Trends in May

From Virtual Concerts to Boyband Seltzer Promotions

— May 29, 2021 — Pop Culture
To stay up-to-date with up-and-coming ideas and innovations, these May 2021 pop culture trends highlight the most significant headlines of the month.

One notable event lets dedicated Murs fans upgrade their virtual concert tickets using non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The underground rapper partnered with The Hot Blocks, a virtual store that focuses on the intersections of hip-hop and blockchain, to make the upgrade a reality. The world of cryptocurrency also welcomed Doja Cat's NFT to the marketplace with her Juicy Drops launch.

Another big move in the world of pop culture this month is NSYNC's Lance Bass' collaboration with Fruit Smash hard seltzer to release the Say Bye to Basic hotline. The hotline gives fans a chance to win a year's worth of Fruit Smash hard seltzer.
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In-App Podcast Subscription Programs
In-App Podcast Subscription Programs
Spotify is Launching a New Service with No Added Fees
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Boyband Seltzer Promotions
Boyband Seltzer Promotions
Fruit Smash and Lance Bass Have Unveiled the Say Bye to Basic Hotline
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Blurring Gel Primers
Blurring Gel Primers
Rare Beauty's Always an Optimist Pore Diffusing Primer Smooths Fine Lines
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Positive Shareable Poetry
Positive Shareable Poetry
Nokia Phones Commissions Empowering "Text-Able" Poetry
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Crossover Dating Series
Crossover Dating Series
Pepsi and MTV's Match Me If You Can Celebrates the Pairing in Pepsi Mango
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30
Open-Source Machine Learning Tools
Open-Source Machine Learning Tools
Magenta Explores the World of Music and Art Through AI
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Weekly Sci-Fi Show Releases
Weekly Sci-Fi Show Releases
Paramount+ Strategically Avoids the Binging Stream Model
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Building-Sized Beverage Campaigns
Building-Sized Beverage Campaigns
Brutal Fruit Debuts the New Ruby Apple Spritzer With a Unique Ad
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Celebratory Droid Building Sets
Celebratory Droid Building Sets
The LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 Set Celebrates Lucasfilm's Anniversary
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Anti-Binging TV Schedules
Anti-Binging TV Schedules
Disney+'s WandaVision Was Released in Weekly Doses
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Convenience Store Anime Series
Convenience Store Anime Series
7-Eleven Japan Created the Animated Mini Series Rainbow Finder
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Cartoon Animal Graphic Tees
Cartoon Animal Graphic Tees
UNIQLO's Pokémon All-Stars Celebrates the Generation 1 Pokémons
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Cinema-First Movie Releases
Cinema-First Movie Releases
WarnerMedia is Planning to Return to Cinema-First in 2022
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Weekly Release Streaming Schedules
Weekly Release Streaming Schedules
Netflix Will Slowly Release The Circle and Too Hot to Handle
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Virtual Concert NFT Upgrades
Virtual Concert NFT Upgrades
LA Rapper Murs Offers New Kind of Virtual Concert Experience
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Collectible Superhero Figures
Collectible Superhero Figures
Hot Toys Recently Unveiled a New Captain America™ Figure
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Cartoon Sponge Cake Pillows
Cartoon Sponge Cake Pillows
Tokyo Banana Launches a Special Pikachu Tokyo Mega Huggy Pillow
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Holographic Retro Cosmetics
Holographic Retro Cosmetics
The about-face beauty Daytripper Drop Takes Cues from 60s & 70s Style
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Singer-Created NFT Marketplaces
Singer-Created NFT Marketplaces
Doja Cat is Releasing a Digital Asset Collection on Juicy Drops
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Next-Gen Beauty Pageants
Next-Gen Beauty Pageants
Revolution Beauty Created a Beauty Pageant for the Tiktok Generation
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Anime-Themed Candy Bars
Anime-Themed Candy Bars
Bandai Candy Unveils More Chocolate Bars Inspired by Demon Slayer
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Alien-Themed Tennis Shoes
Alien-Themed Tennis Shoes
adidas Has Unveiled an Eco-Friendly Yoda Stan Smith Silhouette
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Sci-Fi-Themed Cup Collections
Sci-Fi-Themed Cup Collections
The CORKCICLE x Star Wars Drinkware Collection is Celebratory
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Movie-Themed Nail Polishes
Movie-Themed Nail Polishes
The Sally Hansen Miracle Gel and Disney’s 'Cruella' Collection is Chic
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Content-Conscious Entrepreneurial Initiatives
Content-Conscious Entrepreneurial Initiatives
India Reynolds Harnesses OnlyFans for a Brand Boost
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Long-Term Metaverse Visions
Long-Term Metaverse Visions
Epic Games is Investing in Future Growth Opportunities
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Customizable Artful Denim Capsules
Customizable Artful Denim Capsules
Disney Joins Levi's and Keith Haring on a New Apparel Capsule
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Digital Fashion Magazines
Digital Fashion Magazines
Issued by Bottege Veneta Replaces the Brand's Online Presence
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Limited-Edition Pop Culture Clogs
Limited-Edition Pop Culture Clogs
The Lightning McQueen Crocs are Available Now in Limited Numbers
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Cartoon Stoner Sneakers
Cartoon Stoner Sneakers
The adidas Towelie Campus 80s Were Launched to Celebrate 4/20
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Gen Z Edition Mattresses
Gen Z Edition Mattresses
Simmons Created a Special Edition Mattress with Charli & Dixie D'Amelio
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4
Pancake Stack Slippers
Pancake Stack Slippers
Denny's Recently Launched the Limited-Edition Pro Loungers Slippers
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Anime Ninja-Themed Apparel
Anime Ninja-Themed Apparel
LIBERE's Street Ninja Collection Celebrates Naruto Characters
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Pop-Up Sci-Fi Tents
Pop-Up Sci-Fi Tents
The Star Trek: TNG Shuttlecraft Justman 2-Person Camping Tent is Lightweight
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Headphone-Equipped Face Masks
Headphone-Equipped Face Masks
The Honeywell x will.i.am 'Xupermask' Has HEPA Filters and More
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