On Thursday (January 5th), the G-Unit mogul stopped by the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood to celebrate the premiere of second season of BMFwhich is based on the lives of Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, who founded the Black Mafia Family in 1985 in Southwest Detroit.
Talking to HipHopDX on the premiere’s red carpet, 50 Cent compared the intensity of Snoop Dogg and Eminem – who both appeared on the first season of BMF — bring to the set.
“On set, I would probably be the most intense,” 50 Cent said in part. “Snoop is so relaxed, it’s like he’s playing the music…”
“See? That’s how I want to be when I get here,” Fif said. “He really doesn’t care that we’re here. He doesn’t care where we are, he’s going to be fine.”
— HipHopDX (@HipHopDX) 7 January 2023
While Eminem’s portrayal of former Detroit teenage drug kingpin “White Boy Rick” only appeared in one episode of BMFSnoop’s character, Reverend Swift, has become an important element of the series as the spiritual guide of the Flennory family.
In a commercial clip Submitted by BMF account on Instagram in December, the West Coast legend opened up about his experience in the role and what his plans are for his character in Season 2.
“I had a great time in Season 1. Was glad they gave me the opportunity to come back and reinvent my character, so that’s what it’s about. You know, Reverend Swift keeps everything spiritual. You know my advice and my mentorship is necessary.”
While it’s unclear if Eminem will appear again in Season 2 of the show, 50 recently revealed that he and Em will be working together on a 8 miles TV series.
“I will bring – I bring, 8 miles for TV,” 50 Cent said during a recent interview with Big Boy’s Neighborhood. He continued: “We’re on the move. It’s going to be big. I’m working. I don’t have any duds. I’m hitting 100 … I think it should be there for [Eminem’s] heritage because it is important to me that they understand that.”
Elsewhere by BMF premiere this week, 50 Cent confirmed that production has already begun three separate spin-off shows for STARZ.
Earlier this week a report came out Deadline confirmed the development of an animated superhero series called Trill League for BET+ from G-Unit Film & TV, 3 Arts and Lionsgate Television.