• June 21, 2019

Formed in mids Atlanta by ambitious, Detroit-born hustler Demetrius Big Meech Flenory, the Black Mafia Family controlled most of the. In the early s, Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and his brother, Terry ” Southwest T,” rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the. The story of Demtrius “Big Meech” Flenory and his legendary street crew, the Black Mafia Family (BMF), is the tale of a modern-day don who.

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This was an excellent read. It was an organization that would go beyond the boundaries of Detroit to include Missouri, Georgia, and California. The story opens with a promise to give you the inside story behind two Detroit brothers and what led to the federal bust of the largest crime organization recorded thus far in the 21st century. There is nothing personable about this narration.

In the wake of the shootings, well-heeled and well-organized residents of Atlanta’s upscale Buckhead neighborhood were angrily calling for a crackdown on the violence in their neighborhood. Diddy’s name was mentioned throughout the book because of his first cousin being a lower level trafficker for Big Meech. He love for cars and jewelry, shared by his brother, also seem to have been a serious motivating factor. The Untold Autobiography Look on Amazon. When the brothers began clashing inthe flashy and beloved Big Meech risked it all on a shot at legitimacy in the music industry.


It was something organized.

BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Mara Shalhoup

Sad story, but a four-star good read. I suspect this was the case as the author does seem to have interviewed a lot of people, for example the family and friends of a man murdered in a club parking lot by a BMF associate, so it would be strange for her to sim This book was well researched and had a lot of interesting information about Big Meech, his associates and the BMF.

For several years, Meech was a notorious figure in the nightclubs of Atlanta and Los Angeles, as he attempted to “rebrand” the BMF organization as a hip-hop label-among others, he was closely associated with acclaimed rapper Young Jeezy-while living a decadent “iced out” lifestyle. Aug 04, Madlyn rated it really liked it.

Great Read It gives a good insight to the foolishness of drug dealing and how perception is not reality. Dec 12, OOSA rated it liked it.

BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family

Bmff Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality 73, words. Fise a decade in the drug game, the Flenorys had it all–a fleet of Maybachs, Bentleys and Ferraris, a man workforce operating in six states, and an estimated In the early s, Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and his brother, Terry “Southwest T,” rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: I like the content of the book as well as the fact that I could identify with most of the Atlanta and Detroit places cited in the book.


Posted Mon Dec 26 First Edition Edition number: The Flenory brothers were criminal masterminds of the cocaine world. Why go down that path in the first place? Anonymous Posted Mon Jul 21 No grand jury would indict a case without a murder weapon, a witness, or a confession.

Ruthlessness fueled BMF’s rise to incredible power; greed and that same ruthlessness led to their downfall. Was this review helpful?

Shalhoup’s book only wets the appetite for a story that really satisifies those really interested. The Almighty Black P Stone Refresh and try again.

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Allen and that one though fiction gave more anf an insiders account of living life within organization. NG84 Posted Tue Aug 31 Mara Shalhoup definitely did her reasearch!