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American Gangster

American Gangster

  • Premiered: 
    November 28, 2006
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  • Network: BET
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Crime
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Plot Synopsis

Host by actor Ving Rhames, this one-hour reality series chronicles the life and times of some of African-America's most notorious crime figures. In the course of each episode their crimes are put in the context of black history using news footage, photographs and interviews while exploring the lives of gangsters, drug dealers, murders, and thieves.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by A. Smith & Co.
  • Produced by Asylum Entertainment