Margaret Johnson, the granddaughter of larger-than-life Harlem gangster Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson who earned her own street stripes when she shot a mugger trying to rob her in her wheelchair, died Monday. She was 66.
Ellsworth Raymond Johnson (October 31, 1905 – July 7, 1968) — known as “Bumpy” Johnson — was an American mob boss and bookmaker in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.
Season two of Godfather Of Harlem will see Bumpy continue his struggle to reclaim command over Harlem from the Italian mobsters by attempting to seed internal discord and sever their vital heroin pipeline.
The legendary Mayme Hatcher Johnson was born in North Carolina, in 1915, and moved to Harlem, NY in 1938.
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Godfather of Harlem, from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios, will return for a 10-episode third season.
Richard “Dickie” Wells, known as, “Mr. Harlem,” 1908-1949, was one of Harlem‘s most gifted tap dancers, nightclub owners, and last but certainly not least, its most notorious male gigolo and playboy.
Epic Records and GRAMMY Award-winning iconic producer, rapper, DJ, entrepreneur, and cultural connoisseur and Alicia Keys husband Swizz Beatz serve up more new music from Godfather of Harlem soundtrack.
The Black Box, a quarterly subscription service that provides a direct path to Black-owned business, proudly announces its partnership with EPIX for the launch of the second season of its acclaimed show, “Godfather of Harlem” which premiered on April 18, 2021.
There is plenty that is great about Harlem, but it can take a special person to portray it just perfectly.
By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem, directed by Keith McQuirter is inspired by the music and subjects featured in the EPIX original series Godfather of Harlem.
On Thurday, September 19th, 2019, Harlem resident and BUILD hostess Brittany Jones-Cooper talked to Forest Whitaker who plays Harlem Bumpy Johnson about the new EPIX film “Godfather Of Harlem.”
“Godfather of Harlem” tells the true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles.
EPIX releases a teaser trailer for Godfather of Harlem. The crime drama focuses on the life and times of Bumpy Johnson, a real-life mafia boss who forever changed Harlem, NY.
Deadline reports that Kelvin Harrison Jr. (It Comes At Night) and Lucy Fry (Bright) have been cast in Godfather of Harlem, Epix’s straight-to-series crime drama, starring and executive produced by Forest Whitaker.