For The Culture With Farajii: Interview with Black Mafia Family’s Tonesa Welch

Apr 30, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Tonesa Welch, also known as the “first lady” of the notorious Black Mafia Family joins Farajii Muhammad to share her powerful story. 

The Black Mafia Family, a drug trafficking and money laundering organization, was founded in the late 1980s by the infamous Detroit brothers, Demetrius ‘Big Meech’ Flenory and Terry ‘Southwest T’ Flenory.


Tonesa, the longtime girlfriend of Terry, shares her experience working with the brothers, how the nationwide organization brought in over $300 million and life after prison. 


When I first got in the gang, before I met T and Meech, I was 19 years old. I got in early, I was so fascinated by it…”

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