After premiering in 2021 to much buzz, 50 Cent’s drama series BMF is now slated for a second season, scheduled to hit television screens in January 2023. The STARZ crime drama is inspired by the real-life story of Demetrius Flenory, aka “Big Meech”, and his younger brother Terry Flenory, aka “Southwest T”. The brothers founded the notorious Black Mafia Family (BMF) crime syndicate in Detroit in 1989. And established a nationwide drug ring.

Due to the success of the scripted series, STARZ announced an upcoming docuseries produced by 50 cent, entitled The BMF Documentary: Blowing Money Fast. The premiere date for the documentary is slated for October 23.

“The success of BMF demonstrates a continued rise in fan demand and interest in the story of the Flenory Brothers,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President, and CEO of STARZ, in a statement.

If the BMF story interests you — you’ll want to know more about the real-life Demetrius Flenory. Here are the four things to know about his life, crimes, sentencing, and family.