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Everything We Learned From the BMF Documentary

After fascinating audiences with season one in all “BMF,” the dramatized retelling of how two Detroit brothers (Demetrius “Big Meech” and Terry “Southwest” Flenory) created one in all America’s most infamous and influential crime households, Starz is giving the real-life story the documentary therapy.

“The BMF Documentary: Blowing Money Fast” recollects the epic rise and fall of the notorious Black Mafia Family, aka the huge empire that rose from the streets of Detroit and fashioned one in all the most notable drug-trafficking networks in the nation. With tales from associates, insiders, Flenory relations, and celeb figures, the eight-part docuseries covers the full arc of the Black Mafia Family’s story now we have but to listen to straight from direct sources.

Leading as much as “BMF”‘s second season, which stars Big Meech’s son, Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr., as himself and premieres in January, Starz is rolling out half-hour episodes of a documentary that walks viewers by way of the Flenory brothers’ early Detroit days, the Black Mafia Family’s rise in the early ’80s, their peak in the late ’90s, and their downfall in 2006. The docuseries additionally consists of an replace on the place the group and a few of its key gamers are right this moment — together with Big Meech, who lends commentary all through the documentary as he continues to serve his 30-year sentence at an Oregon jail.

Meech and Terry have been each arrested by the DEA in 2007 for the group’s drug operations. In June 2021, The Detroit News reported {that a} federal decide lowered Meech’s sentence by three years, so he is anticipated to be launched someday in 2028. Terry, who additionally obtained a 30-year sentence, was launched on house confinement in 2020 as a part of a broader effort to mitigate the unfold of COVID-19.

So far, Starz’s “BMF” drama has solely scraped the floor of the Black Mafia Family’s story, as season two is predicted to lastly dig into the group’s enlargement to Atlanta. But if you cannot watch for the dramatized sequence’s 2023 return, learn forward to search out out all the new revelations we have realized from “The BMF Documentary” up to now.

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