The Godfather of Harlem, a story about Harlem’s infamous hustler Bumpy Johnson, premieres on EPIX Sept.29. The film’s soundtrack is being curated by Epic Records–with new songs dropping every Friday.
Rick Ross, wearing a white mink, raps about dreams of money bags from the inside of an old school Lincoln Town Car that’s parked in a dark alley. DMX sits at a table next to Forest Whitaker–who plays Bumpy Johnson–and Rozay as he handles his verse.
This video was shot at Harlem’s Minton’s Playhouse, a legendary jazz spot at Uptowns’s 118th Street.
The Godfather of Harlem tells the story Bumpy Johnson’s ties to the Genovese mob family, his relationship with Malcolm X, and larger-than-life status in Harlem World.
Watch the video above.