The series takes place in the sixties. After a ten-year absence, crime boss Bumpy Johnson returns to Harlem. He spent all these years in prison but did not lose his authority. But the main character is faced with a problem. His home area is now controlled by the Italian mafia. Without further ado, Bumpy challenges the Italians who dare to get their hands on Harlem. Johnson’s attention is drawn to Malcolm X. The main character invites him to fight the Italians together. But their activities can turn into a real war that will tear New York apart.
Original Title: Godfather of Harlem
Release Date: 2021
Genres: Crime, Drama
Creator: Chris Brancato, Paul Eckstein
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Nigel Thatch, Ilfenesh Hadera, Lucy Fry
Runtime: 55 min