Everything we learned from the BMF documentary
After captivating audiences with the first season of “BMF,” the dramatized tale of how two Detroit brothers (Demetrius “Big Meech” and Terry “Southwest” Flenory) created one of the most notorious crime families and America’s most influential, Starz gives the real-life story the documentary treatment.
“The BMF Documentary: Blowing Money Fast” recalls the epic rise and fall of the infamous Black Mafia Family, aka the massive empire that rose from the streets of Detroit and formed one of the most most notable in the country. Featuring stories from associates, insiders, Flenory family members and celebrities, the eight-part docuseries covers the full arc of Black Mafia family history that we have yet to hear directly from. direct sources.
Ahead of the second season of “BMF,” 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 takes viewers through the Flenory the brothers’ early days in Detroit, the rise of the Black Mafia Family in the early ’80s, their peak in the late ’90s and their downfall in 2006. The docuseries also includes a update on the current situation of the organization and some of its key players – including Big Meech, who comments throughout the documentary as he continues to serve his 30-year sentence in an Oregon prison .
Both Meech and Terry were arrested by the DEA in 2007 for the organization’s drug operations. In June 2021, The Detroit News reported that a federal judge had reduced Meech’s sentence by three years, so he is expected to be released in 2028. Terry, who also received a 30-year sentence, was released at home in 2020 as part of a broader effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
So far, Starz’s “BMF” drama has only scratched the surface of the Black Mafia family’s story, as season two is set to finally dig into the organization’s expansion into Atlanta. But if you can’t wait for the dramatized series to return in 2023, read on to find out all the new reveals we’ve learned from “The BMF Documentary” so far.