Family empire, which was busted for drug trafficking in the mid-2000s. After pointing out that Big Meech used to write to him after starting his sentence, Freeway Ricky told us that he believes that BMF’s downfall came when they got too flashy.
Speaking more on the downfall of BMF, Freeway Ricky told us that despite Big Meech and crew being flashy, he added that the government is paying top dollar to informants, with the top earners making millions each year.
Check out more of what Freeway Ricky had to say in the above clip, including winning a case for being abused by police.
Incarcerated rappers ask Minister Farrakhan a question during his first ever #AskFarrakhan Townhall on September 26, 2012. View the entire townhall at http://askfarrakhan.noi.org
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Is Rick Ross gonna bail these guys out?
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Nine members of famed criminal organization the Black Mafia Family (BMF) were sentenced to prison time in Atlanta yesterday (October 29) for their role in the massive cocaine and crack distribution throughout the nation’s biggest cities.According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, nine BMF individuals were handed sentences ranging from at least four years to over 16 1/2 behind bars. Upon their release, each one will immediately be placed on probation.
Requesting U.S. District Judge Orinda Evans for enrollment in an intensive drug program in prison to help reduce their time, along with apologizing to the families they have affected, the group were given their terms for over nine hours in court.
Beginning in the 80s by brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory by selling drugs in Detroit schools and later expanding throughout Los Angeles and Atlanta. BMF took a legitimate role in hip-hop around 2000 setting up their label, Black Mafia Family Entertainment, and their flagship artist, Bleu DaVinci (born Barima McKnight). Continue reading
via Detroit Free Press/Black Vibes
The leaders of a large scale nationwide cocaine trafficking ring known as the Black Mafia Family were sentenced in Detroit federal court today to 30 years in prison.
Brothers Terry Flenory, 38 of Los Angeles and Demetrius Flenory, 40, of Atlanta, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn.
The brothers, formerly of southwest Detroit, pleaded guilty to operating a continuing criminal enterprise involving the high volume distribution of cocaine throughout the U.S. from 1990 through 2005. Continue reading
Talk about synchronicity…I just saw the ASIS DVD about BMF yesterday and today I just was listening to Jeezy’s verse on “Out Here Grinding” where he alludes to the investigation. Hope Mr. 17.5 can navigate his way through this mess.
via Creative Loaf/RealTalkNY
Testimony offered yesterday in the federal government’s cocaine-conspiracy case against alleged Black Mafia Family member Fleming “Ill” Daniels revealed a stunning allegation: According to a witness, Atlanta hip-hop superstar Jay “Young Jeezy” Jenkins received kilos of cocaine from BMF.
Jeezy has not been charged with a crime in relation to the allegation. When asked whether there is an open investigation into the rapper, Justice Department spokesman Patrick Crosby said he had no comment.
Scott Leemon, the New York-based lawyer who represented Jeezy on weapons charges out of Miami in 2006, told CL “obviously, I am not going to comment on anything. I will look into it.”