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Godfather of Harlem Wiki chronicles everything from the hit Epix show, Godfather of Harlem!

The show follows the story of Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. He forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X in order to take down the Italian Mob who have taken control of Harlem in his absence.

The series stars Forest Whitaker, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ilfenesh Hadera, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Nigél Thatch, Giancarlo Esposito and more! The series is executive produced and written by Chris Brancato who also serves as showrunner.

We are currently editing 33 articles and the community is making 246 edits, and we need your help! We are the go-to place for all things Godfather of Harlem, which premieres September 29, 2019!


Godfather of Harlem assembles characters that are both fiction and have been big influences in the real world. Icons from the past engage in a gang war for control of Harlem.


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