BMF is inspired by the true story of two brothers who rose from the streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980's and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in this country.
Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory’s charismatic leadership, Terry “Southwest T” Flenory’s business acumen, and their vision beyond the drug trade and into the world of hip-hop. They entered the music business as BMF Entertainment, serving as a promoter for several high profile hip-hop artists. However, BMF Entertainment was also a front organization to help launder drug money.
Their unwavering belief in family loyalty was the cornerstone of their partnership and the crux of their eventual estrangement. The series is about love, kinship, and capitalism in the pursuit of the American dream. Series will have a Gritty/Real/ Documentary feel while still a premium drama. Season 1 will focus on the origin story in 1980s Detroit.