If you were a fan of old-school reality series MTV Cribs and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, then you need to binge-watch Season 2 of Dropping Cash: Los Angeles on Netflix ASAP.
The series, from Bright Bay Creative in association with Complex Networks, takes viewers up close and personal with some of the biggest names in music, sports, and reality television, going inside their homes and favorite hangout spots before watching them drop a ton of cash on everything from luxury sports cars to a high-end cannabis oil machine (we're looking at you, Waka Flocka).
But Dropping Cash: Los Angeles is not as materialistic as it sounds. "We start the show at a place that means something to them," executive producer Brandon Killion told Distractify exclusively. "The middle of the series — when they are on the way from the first scene to the last scene where they are purchasing — that's really what the show is. The show is really a chance to peel back the onion... by the time you get to this place where they are going to spend money, you're kind of cheering for them."
Do celebs really spend all that money on the show?
In case you are wondering, Dropping Cash: Los Angeles is not fake or scripted. These celebrity shopping sprees are 100 percent real. "I'm a big fan of authenticity and whenever possible I like to shoot things in a linear fashion," EP Brandon explained. "This show does not have sit-down interviews, the talent drives the show... the talent is the one pushing the story forward and for that reason the show is very authentic."
Will there be a Season 3 of Dropping Cash: Los Angeles on Netflix?
Netflix has not confirmed a third season, but the sky's the limit for the franchise. "I think you could make an amazing Dropping Cash in Atlanta... I think New York is another top choice," Brandon shared of potential Season 3 locations. "In a perfect world, I would love to make another season of Dropping Cash: LA, I would love to kick off a new season of Dropping Cash: Atlanta or Dropping Cash: New York... the more the merrier."
We'll be keeping our fingers crossed! In the meantime, keep scrolling to see the top 10 purchases from Season 2 of Dropping Cash: Los Angeles.
1. Bella Thorne
Bella gives a tour of her insane rave house where she hosts big parties attended by celebs and her massive closet before heading to The Kingdom to spend $21,6262 on $10,000 Saint Laurent pink feather thigh high boots (as seen on Beyoncé at Coachella), plus a pair of Fendi sneakers, a Balenciaga beanie, Fendi boots, a Fendi beanie, an autographed book of photography by Annie Leibovitz, and a candle.
2. Soulja Boy
The rapper tried drifting and loved it so much that he bought a Dodge Hellcat ($75k) from R2 Racing on the spot.
3. Fetty Wap
Fetty Wap, who is also an executive producer on the show, bought a $12,000 custom ATV from Bikes Over Bang’n, giving the non-profit $20,000 and telling them to "keep the change for the kids."
4. Dre London
A day in the life of Post Malone's manager — he buys a $50,000 Patek Philippe 5712 watch before going to Post Malone's house. Casual.
5. Chief Keef
The rapper bought a Fast & Furious Tokyo Drift motorcycle arcade game. Price unknown.
6. Erica Mena
Love & Hip Hop star Erica Mena did a highly revealing photoshoot in a mansion before buying her very first car ever — a Bentley Bentayga valued at $286,000.
7. Deontay Wilder
The heavyweight champ bought his highly talked about custom bird outfit to wear into the ring at Cosmo's Glam Squad for $9,500.
8. Bow Wow
No Bow Wow challenge here. The rapper had a private tasting at Nas's Sweet Chick restaurant on Fairfax before buying a signed Jerry West Lakers jersey as a gift for Snoop Dogg, a signed Eli Manning Giants helmet, and a Charles Barkley-signed NCAA basketball.
9. Waka Flocka Flame
Waka Flocka Flame went to a secret location to purchase a $179K Root Sciences machine to extract the highest quality cannabis oil.
10. Ayo & Teo
The rap duo went on a shopping spree at the most famous shoe store, Flight Club, to buy the rare Yeezy Red Octobers ($5K), Nike Jordan Kaws ($1,500), Jordan 5 Doernbechers ($1,400), Travis Scott Nikes ($385), Jordan 7 champagne ($350), and Yeezy Supermoons ($350).
Stream Dropping Cash: Los Angeles on Netflix now.
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