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  • Writer's pictureEd Gaines

Eminem To Play ‘White Boy Rick’ in 50 Cent’s Detroit-Based Starz Series

Eminem is set to play Richard Wershe Jr., known as “White Boy Rick,” in 50 Cent’s upcoming Starz drama based in Detroit.

“BMF” is based on the story of two brothers, Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, who came from Detroit and led one of the most influential crime families in the 1980s… the Black Mafia Family.

Eminem will play Wershe Jr., who was an FBI informant during the time period, for one episode.

50 Cent announced the news on Twitter writing, “Oh yeah i’m bringing the big dogs out, I couldn’t do a show based in Detroit without incorporating the legend @eminem. Got him to play white Boy Rick in BMF…”

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