Ramon Abbas perfected a simple internet scam that helped him launder millions of dollars. Better known as @Hushpuppi, the young Nigerian became a fixture among the global elite as fashion houses showered him with gifts. But his fame would ultimately be his downfall.
Architectural Digest brings you to one of the most iconic ski locations on the planet, Aspen Colorado, to tour 1001 Ute Avenue – a stunningly luxurious mansion currently on the market for $75 million. 7 bedrooms across over 20,000 square feet await you inside the 4-story single-family home, complete with a full spa, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, a bowling alley, and much more. With the gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain Ski Resort just blocks away, a private access path allows you to ski right back to your door at the end of a day on the slopes.
From iced-out overhauls to one-of-a-kind Supercomplications, Patek Philippe is a name every watch collector considers at some point. This is how the Patek Philippe Nautilus became every celebrity’s favorite watch.
Former cocaine smuggler Pieter Tritton speaks to insider about his experience and how cocaine smuggling works. Pieter began his journey as a small time drug dealer in the UK. He says that the illegal rave scene in the UK and lack of funding as a university student drove him to sell drugs on a larger scale. Pieter’s operation eventually supplied many big time dealers in the UK. Pieter was arrested in Ecuador and sentenced to 12 years. Now he works as a public speaker on the dangers of drugs.
This award-winning Incline Village lake view home showcases dramatic mountain modern luxury architecture as art without sacrificing the purposeful function for daily living. Designed for a family occupying the home as a primary residence, this contemporary beach house highlights form, function, location, and spectacular views of Lake Tahoe.
The amount of work and attention to detail that goes into making a cuban chain like this is absurd. Watch the full process from start to end!
There’s “F you” money, then there’s Rick Ross money. Actually, scratch that, they’re both the same thing. At least according to Rick Ross. Hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings (of #EarnYourLeisure fame) are granted exclusive access into the personal lives and businesses of young entrepreneurs and celebrity guests to answer a critical question: Are they working with assets… or liabilities?
Today AD brings you to Vail, Colorado to tour 165 Forest Avenue, a massive ultra-modern mansion nestled in the Rocky Mountains. From the linear fireplace in the living room, to Italian marble surfaces in the kitchen, each space in the home is an invigorating expression of timeless luxury. The interior elegance is only surpassed by the natural beauty seen through the home’s glass walls, which slide apart granting access to over 6,500 sq. ft. of heated exterior space.
FTX cofounder Sam Bankman-Fried built a $22.5 billion fortune at age 29 by profiting off the cryptocurrency frenzy, but he’s not a true believer. He just wants his wealth to survive long enough to give it all away.
Former International Drug Smuggle David McMillan takes us through the story of his life. From how he got involved with drug smuggling right up to the moment he was caught by Thai police.
Today AD brings you to sunny La Jolla, California on the coast of the Pacific Ocean to tour the art-filled, modernist home of superstar couple Alicia Keys and Kasseem Dean (a.k.a. Swizz Beatz.) A stunning cliffside mansion by architectural designer Wallace E. Cunningham, Kasseem had the multi-level “Razor House” as his phone’s screen saver for 8 years, waiting for a day when the stars would align.
Today Architectural Digest brings you to Lagos, Nigeria to tour the home of international recording superstar Burna Boy. The “African Giant” has created a stunning oasis for himself, one where his creative process can unfold against a backdrop of luxury and eclectic personal flair.
True crime and sports intersect in a docuseries that examines global controversies and scandals with firsthand accounts from those involved.
R&B superstar The Weeknd, known as Abel Tesfaye offstage, has purchased a Bel Air mansion for $70 million, one of the most expensive sales to take place in L.A. this year. The home measures approximately 33,000 square feet and packs quite a lot within that space.
More than 175kg of meth and $8 million in cash have been seized by WA Police in a sting targeting interstate drug smuggling. The bust includes a truck and two vans stopped in quick succession on a highway south of Perth last week. Drug and firearm squad detectives allegedly seized almost $4.5 million in cash in a truck in Fairbridge.
“I’m speechless.” 2 Chainz finds out what you get if you’re willing to spend $200k on a motorbike. Ever wonder how the one percent spend their wealth? Rap star 2 Chainz shares your curiosity. Most Expensivest, as the title suggests, takes viewers on a journey to find the most outrageously priced luxury goods in the world.
“Feel the rush of the hunt as you race through the jungle alongside Velociraptors in this POV,” said Universal. “It’s the Jurassic World VelociCoaster, the apex predator of roller coasters.” Jurassic World VelociCoaster will be the most intense coaster experience at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, sending riders 155 feet in the air, at up to 70mph.
Architectural Digest brings you to the southernmost tip of Orange County in California to tour the magnificent Casa San Mateo, a $38 million oceanfront estate complete with a private beach. Shown here by Fredrik Eklund from Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing New York, 4130 Calle Isabella in San Clemente is a 7 bedroom/10 bath Tuscan style mansion with 13,000 sq. ft. of living space accentuated by glorious views of the Pacific Ocean. With a 55 foot pool, tennis & bocce courts and 450 of private beach to explore, life at Casa San Mateo is never short on luxurious options.
Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Cartel went to war with the Cali Cartel after their alliance fell through. His family recall the repercussions of living their lives so closely connected so closely to Pablo.
Never thought in my life I would learn gang history or stories from a British guy. This YouTuber highlights the most exciting voice in Los Angeles rap and how he went from a breakthrough year to a 20-year prison sentence.