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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Viewed from his exile on the second floor of the St. The book is very detail oriented and gives so many actual names and occurences of things that the BMF were involved in from the late 90’s to Also somewhat amazing is riise the length of time the BMF cocaine cartel sustained itself in Atlanta and other cities such as Detroit and Los ALL IN The Family An excellent examination into a drug syndicate so large and so organized that it took many years and many law enforcement man hours to amass enough evidence to take Big Meech Demetrius Flenory and his brother Terry Flenory down.
Shalhoup’s book only wets the appetite for a story that really satisifies those really interested. Te prosecutors were left with little choice. Posted Sat Jan 29 ALL IN The Family Ride excellent examination into a drug syndicate so large and so organized that it took many years and many law enforcement man hours to amass enough evidence to take Big Meech Demetrius Flenory and his brother Terry Flenory down. I enjoyed the story. Empire State of Mind: Jun 23, Amar Pai rated it it was ok Shelves: To have all that money and be left broke in the end?
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Poorly written, not an attention getter, repetitive. Loan to mason If you give me your bio I can add you in.
Mara can’t seem to help mdech as she gets distracted on a side story of Kiki’s BMF involvement–the son-in-law of Shirley Franklyn, former Mayor of Atlanta. While she deftly tracks the fortunes of multiple BMF associates and their pursuers in law enforcement, her tone is oddly flat,conveying little sense of the personalities of these presumably larger-than-life characters.
BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Mara Shalhoup
May 17, Doug rated it really liked it. Posted Fri Feb 04 This should take you around hours and minutes to read!
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It was an unusual move in a double homicide, especially one that had grown so sensational. With superb pacing and a thorough handle on her extensive cast, Shalhoup’s true crime debut makes a highly addictive read. Read for minutes each day and finish within a month! In the end, it was Terry talking on the phone and not Meech hiring out BMF billboards around Atlanta that proved to be far more damaging from a legal perspective.
The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality 73, words. At times it read like a news report. When the brothers began clashing inthe flashy and beloved Big Meech risked it all on a shot at legitimacy in the music industry. Aug bug, Madlyn rated it really liked it.
BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family
Sad story, but a four-star good read. On the outside, he was used to getting what he wanted. However, police in Atlanta took Meech’s high profile personally-he enjoyed leasing “BMF” billboards and justifying himself in promotional DVDs-and this, along with the grisly violence committed by his associates, made his downfall inevitable.
He claims to have boosted the careers of T. Crime really doesnt Pay!!! Anonymous Posted Mon Apr 22 Two weeks after state and federal agents descended on the White House and a month after a high-profile club shooting left Sean “P. 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 simply not bother with the other more major players.
The Flenory brothers came from humble upbringings in DetroitMichigan. I’ll never look at the city the same way again May 24, Readosaurus rated it it was ok Shelves: She lives with her husband in Atlanta.
Yet, the reader soon becomes frustrated as they struggle to get closer to the character fhe the men and their lives so that we can connect, empathize, love or hate. Their father worked as many as two jobs at a time to provide for the family.
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