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"
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