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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Poorly written– suffers from a lack of drama, suspense or telling characterization.

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Not only was it a gang, but it was a family–it bmv friends. Now he knows that no matter how careful he might have been, he tye one obvious fact: Mara Shalhoup’s book filled in many of the blanks. Flawless28 Posted Sat Apr 23 Posted Mon Dec 26 Shalhoup’s narrative is a mixed bad.

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On both sides of the law, he biv all but impossible to resist. The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality 73, words. Waste of time Could of easily been shortened by pages. Mark rated it liked it Apr 16, More About This Book.

Quite a story of the ways in which a large-scale cocaine trafficking network operated and how the bosses of the BMF empire–Terry Flenory and his notorious brother Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory–had vastly different management styles.

On the other hand, the obsession with cars and jewelry seem needlessly risky and a bit childish as an ultimate motivation.

Literary Marie of Precision Reviews Was this review helpful? It’s amazing to me how these guys think that their over-the-top ostentaciousness, the expensive jewelry, bjf houses, excess partying, and top of the line cars etc. Dec 03, Kimberly Hicks rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 27, Shante Nixon rated it did not like it.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Eventually this distinction drove the brothers apart, and they stopped speaking. It was an organization that would go beyond the boundaries of Detroit to include MissouriGeorgiaand California.

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

Well, some may speculate on that because they raked in billions of dollars, which I’m sure is tucked away neatly somewhere. I enjoyed this book. In the wake of annd shootings, well-heeled and well-organized residents of Atlanta’s upscale Buckhead neighborhood were angrily calling for a crackdown on the violence in their Posted Tue Aug 31 Anonymous Posted Mon Jan 24 My father and Uncles were the same way in the 80s cost my uncle his life and my father 10 years in prison.

I never heard about the Organization until I read the book. Respect the Jux Frank C. Didn’t finish cause it start to get boring and when you fall asleep on a book it’s time to stop it!

The book is very detail oriented and gives so many meech names and occurences of things that the BMF were involved in from the late 90’s to Sad story, but a four-star good read. The work by the various law enforcement agencies was thorough and complete. At the same time, a team of investigators who had pursued BMF for years began to prey on the organization’s weaknesses.