The rapper will play a guy who became a member of a gang after being set up by the FBI.
The BMF plot is based on the real story of two brothers – Demetrius and Terry Flenory. In the late 1980s, they led one of the most dangerous and influential US gangs in Detroit. The series was produced by 50 Cent.
In the Black Mafia Family miniseries Eminem got the role of white boy Rick. In his youth, he was an FBI informant. Traded drugs and weapons as a member of a Detroit gang. He was later deceived by the feds and received a sentence for possession of cocaine.
50 Сent confirmed this information on Twitter.
“I am very grateful to my good friend Em for supporting my new BMF project. We could not reliably show the events in Detroit without the participation of the legendary Eminem,” wrote 50 Cent.
This is not the first film with Eminem. In 2002, he starred in Mile Eight and became the first rapper to receive an Academy Award for Best Original Song, Lose Yourself.
Seven episodes have already been filmed, so the premiere of a new series with Eminem can be expected soon.