Will Smith‘s next project is back at Netflix and he’s playing a legendary crime boss! Smith will play Nicky Barnes in the upcoming film The Council, a movie based around the never-before-told story of a crime syndicate consisting of seven African-American men who ruled Harlem in the 1970s and early 1980s. Per the synopsis, “No ordinary […]

The gangsters of the 1970s are fading away. Nicky Barnes, one of the biggest heroin dealers of his time in Harlem, has died. He was 78. Due to Barnes being in witness protection for well over 40 years, news of his health wasn’t reported to anyone. It wasn’t until the New York Times spoke to one of […]