Book by Creative Loafing (Atlanta) Editor Goes International

BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family, by Creative Loafing (Atlanta) editor Mara Shalhoup, has been picked up by British publishing company Milo Books for distribution in the U.K. The book — which first appeared in the U.S. this past March — is based on Shalhoup’s three-part series exposing the links between hip-hop label BMF Entertainment and an international cocaine-trafficking network. The series won first place in the Website Content Feature category of the 2007 AltWeekly Awards.