Markuann Smith talks about his two-decade battle trying to convince any network to breathe life into his vision of his grandfather, Bumpy Johnson, on what is now a blockbuster cable series “The Godfather of Harlem.” Starring Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker, the enthralling Emmy Award-winning series kicks off season three on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023.

Markuann Smith discusses the battle to bring ‘The Godfather of Harlem’ to life

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