Swizz Beatz & Chris Brancato on the Making of “The Godfather of Harlem”

Swizz Beatz & Chris Brancato  on the Making of “The Godfather of Harlem”

Swizz Beatz, hip hop recording artist, DJ, record producer, art collector, and entrepreneur came by Sway in the Morning with Chris Brancato, an American television and film writer and producer, to talk about their new series on Epix, “The Godfather of Harlem.”

The series takes place in the early 1960s, infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson returns from 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles; with the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control.

During Sway’s sit-down, these two speak on the intersection of the civil rights movement with criminal organizations, working with DMX and Forest Whitaker on this project and some of the greatest producers.

“The Godfather of Harlem” airs on Sunday, September 29 on Epix.

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