50 Cent‘s forthcoming Starz drama, “Black Mafia Family,” began filming on Tuesday (January 19) with our fave Tasha Smith directing the pilot episode.

Black Mafia Family” is inspired by the true story of Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry “Southwest T” Flenory, two brothers from southwest Detroit, who birth one of the most infamous crime families in the country in the late 1980s.

Big Meech’s son, Lil Meech has been cast to portray him in the film.

Tasha took to Instagram to share her excitement about starting the highly anticipated project.

She wrote:

Living my dream!!!! Honoring #BMF their life and legacy!!!! Thanks @50cent for telling their story!

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50 Cent also took to the streets of Instagram to share his excitement about his latest project.

Day 1 shooting 🎥 BMF it’s lit🔥this is gonna blow you away.🚦Green light Gang 

I’m gonna raise the bar with this one, good is not good enough. It has to be great ! #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #bottlerover

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I will keep you posted on this series as it continues to progress.

Are you looking forward to watching “Black Mafia Family?”