‘BMF’ Season 1, Episode 7 Unites EP 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Eminem


Starz’s hit crime drama BMF has achieved what no different scripted TV sequence has been capable of do. It introduced collectively Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, his musical mentor Eminem and rap legend Snoop Dogg.

Jackson, who executive-produces the present, directed Sunday’s Episode 7, titled “All Within the Household.”  In the meantime, Snoop Dogg costarred as Pastor Swift, and Detroit native Eminem made a short cameo as “White Boy” Rick Wershe.

The installment additionally featured Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr., who raps in actual life and stars as his father Large Meech on BMF. Detroit rapper Kash Doll, who costars as Monique, accomplished the package deal because the on-again-off-again love curiosity of Large Meech and his rival Lamar.

“That’s the facility of hip-hop,” showrunner Randy Huggins excitedly tells TVLine. “Inform me when 5 hip-hop stars have been on one episodic drama? You may’t, as a result of it’s by no means been achieved. The truth that we had 50 Cent directing? Come on. That’s big. And he used his connections to tug in his boy Eminem. We’re making historical past right here.”

Though Snoop and Eminem don’t work together on display, Lil Meech appeared in scenes with all of them. In his scene with Snoop, he attended the funeral of his sister’s boyfriend Darius, whom Lamar killed. His lightning-quick interplay with Eminem, in distinction, allowed him to present dap to the 8 Mile star’s White Boy Rick, and he consoled Monique after a wounded Lamar violently attacked her.

Eric Kofi-Abrefa, who costars as Lamar, says having 50 Cent as a director heightened his already edifying expertise on BMF. In a single action-packed scene from Episode 7, the British actor’s character is shot and practically killed by drug-dealing rivals. (Lamar is a personality amalgamation loosely primarily based on an actual Detroit gangster named Layton Simon.)

BMF, Lamar“50 is a beneficiant director who needed to ensure everyone felt good about what they have been doing,” Kofi-Abrefa reveals. “I by no means felt like I used to be in hurt’s manner or didn’t perceive the place the character was going. Simply hanging with Lil Meech, who 50 Cent recruited for the present, was enlightening. His dad would name in generally and discuss to me in regards to the historical past and context of his life and household. He advised me in regards to the man my character is predicated on and gave me all types of particulars that I used to be capable of throw in a pot, combine up, and add to my efficiency.”

For Huggins, BMF, which tells the story of Detroit kingpins the Flenory brothers, is a chance to inform a gangster story from a Black perspective set in a really Black metropolis.

“Motion pictures like The Godfather and Goodfellas romanticize crime and gangsters on a regular basis,” Huggins surmises. “The Black neighborhood has its personal gangsters, and BMF tells the story of two of them and what that regarded like and the place all of it started.”

What did you consider BMF Episode 7 and Eminem’s guest-starring flip? Are you hoping 50 Cent will direct extra TV installments? Drop your ideas within the feedback. 


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