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  • Mara Shalhoup

    In the early 1990s, 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: the Black Mafia Family. They socialized with music mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs, did business with New York's king of bling Jacob 'The Jeweler' Arabo, and built allegiances with rap superstars Young Jeezy and Fabolous. Yet even as BMF was attracting celebrity attention, its crew members struck fear in a city. When the brothers began clashing in 2003, the flashy and beloved Big Meech risked it all on a shot at legitimacy in the music industry. At the same time, utilizing a high-stakes wiretap operation, the...read more