main character in American Gangster played by Denzel.
real life drug lord.
sold the best shit in the city for the lowest price.
Frank Lucas: This is my home. My country. Frank Lucas don't run from nobody. This is America.
A notrious drug lord in harlem in the 70s. He was known for buying heroin directly from the supplier cutting out the middleman. He also would ship the drugs from southeast asia in the caskets of dead soldiers returning from vietnam. Frank Lucas claims to have made $1 million a day selling heroin which he called "Blue Magic". He was arrested and sentenced to 70 years in prison which was later reduced to 15 years after lucas turned in states evidence and brought hundreds of crooked cops to justice. Lucas sent more than half of harlems drug enforcment officers to jail. Frank Lucas was portreyed by Denzel Washington in the newly released movie American Gangster which depics Frank's life and career. Frank lucas also is mentioned in T.I.'s hit song "you know what it is"
Frank lucas aint tha only one who made a million a day boy this is an american gangster right hea in ya face
-T.I. "You Know What it Is"
An old real-life drug lord who went from infamous to famous thanks to Denzel Washington.
People from 1960's to 2000's: OMG Frank Lucas sucks!! He ruined my life with Blue Magic!!
People from 2007+: OMG Frank Lucas was so G!! I want some Blue Magic!!!
The crime world's first ever black kingpin to be over La Cosa Nostra.
You can't tell me Frank Lucas has achieved what no other Italian Mafia has for the past 100 years.