Khali Raymond

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Khali Raymond is an exceptional individual who had published a lot of work at a very young age. His serious and realistic writing style is just the icing on the cake when you’re indulging into him. Not only he’s into writing, but he has a muse for music and a whole lot of other things as well. Khali Raymond was born on December 22, 1998 in Newark, New Jersey. Ever since then, Khali has been working at refining his craft in the writing field.

Learning how to read at the age of two, there were bright things ahead for this wise man. After going through a lot of life-changing experiences throughout his years, it’s inevitable that he’s doing this. As Khali writes book after book at a rapid rate, you can’t help but wonder how he does it. His continuous efforts to put out riveting and mind capturing work arouses a lot of people’s interest. People are curious as to what goes on in the head of this reclusive genius.

Khali’s love for his city and community is extremely strong. That alone is a primary influence for his work. His continued humbleness and strong work ethic will carry him into places that the average person can dream of reaching. A lot of mystery shrouds this genius author, but Khali is more than genius. As he makes a vow to write until he dies, the good work will keep coming your way.

When you do happen to read Khali’s work, the themes and vocabulary he uses is extremely strong and provocative. You will feel drawn into the power of his sword, and that sword is his pen. Be sure to follow Khali on all social media platforms you can find him on so you can see what he does next.

Smashwords Interview

What is your e-reading device of choice?
I prefer my smartphone.
Describe your desk
Well, my first desk consists of the computer, papers of things I've written and other books as well.
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Where to find Khali Raymond online

Where to buy in print

Trpyshvt.exe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019 by Khali Raymond. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Enter, Trpy Shvt. It's time that I let the world know something about me.
The Book of Savagery
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by Khali Raymond. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
"The Book of Savagery" is a short book that packs a huge punch that'll either make you laugh or make you frown, possibly both.
Superhuman: Book One
Series: Superhuman, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016 by Khali Raymond. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"Superhuman: Book One" is an action-packed adventure filled with lots of mystery and thought that will attract readers, young and old.

Series

Ballad Universe
The book series that started it all. This series encompasses a good portion of Khali Raymond's bibliography, which focuses on a variety of characters coming up in an urban setting filled with violence, drugs, and poverty.
The Ballad of Sidney Hill
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Undocumented Struggle
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
Obsession
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Ballad of Sidney Hill 2
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
Ghanport's Finest
Price: $5.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
Ghanport's Finest: A Fine Christmas
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Collective
This series encompasses a lot of exclusive and unseen material, which includes poems, songs, short stories, and small monologues written by Khali himself.
The Collective: Book of Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Collective: Book of Bars
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Collective: More Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Collective: Next Series of Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Collective: Newer Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
The Collective: Twisted Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
Hourly
"Hourly" is composed of all the works by Khali Raymond that have been crafted during specific hours of the day/night. Each work in this series has a different theme/meaning.
3:43
Price: $3.00 USD. (Free until May 31!)
4:34
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5:43
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6:43
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7:43
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8:43
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Collective Thoughts
A series that compasses the thoughts of Khali himself, in an uncensored manner. Nothing is held back in this reflective book series, at all. AT ALL.
Broken Down
This series is where Khali will break down a variety of his published pieces and give you the reasoning as to why it came about and what it means to him.
To You, Girl: Broken Down
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
Dear Father: Broken Down
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)
Superhuman
The Superhuman Series encompasses all of the adventures of Johnny Element, a young hero who is determined to save the world and all of humanity, no matter the cost.
Superhuman: Book One
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until May 31!)

Books

Rock Bottom
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
When you lose it all and fall off the mountain, where do you go from there?
Outspoken
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
Vocalize what you feel, even if your voice shakes or the truth you recite is too much to handle...
Autodidact
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places
Once you become awakened, you'll realize that the less you know - the wiser you are...
Satan's Weed
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
Sleep on me now, awe over me later. Be sure to choose wisely and reciprocate the same energy you put out.
Identity Crisis
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Ever felt like an imposter in your own body, like.. looking in the mirror to contemplate if that's even you in it?
I Climb Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I had to cut a lot of filler from my life which is no longer needed.
Rage
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
There is a Goliath in everyone. Never be afraid to unleash it once you receive the opportunity.
Sorrow
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
There is a hidden meaning behind all the disdain and frustration of an artist.
A Heart Which Bleeds Art
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
You must be willing to lay down your life for this art ish... it's not for the weak minded.
Back to Basics
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
They wanted savage writer? Well, that is what I had to give em' with this piece right here...
Making A Real Venerable Impact Naturally
Pre-release—available July 20, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Tell me something with a lot of importance to you and multiply it by fifteen...
Kids Have Achieved Longevity Idealistically
Pre-release—available July 20, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
It's been said that the first will be last with those that are last coming in first...
Me vs. Them
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
To be real, I have a whole armada against me because of this crown sitting atop of my head...
Keen Exhausted Affectionate Naughty
Price: $3.00 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
Somewhere inside of me, there is a wolf in a cage crying to be let out. That will soon be the case.
Artists At Work
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Do not come by right now. We are currently busy crafting something new that the world must see.
Eight, Six, Two
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places
Who do I do this for? Newark, Brick City - 973, 862. Stand up if you feeling me.
College: An Adult High School
Pre-release—available July 20, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places
I thought pursuing higher education would be more extravagant than how it was perceived...
Shadow Work
Pre-release—available June 5, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
I am in the midst of confronting that side of me no one ever sees for healing purposes...
Perishing of the Ego
Pre-release—available June 3, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
This wall has been up for too long. I'm considering letting it down to let someone in...
Rejection II
Pre-release—available June 1, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
If I had to be passed up by what was good, then something greater is on the way...
Final Exposition
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
I never thought that I would hear myself say this, but... I'm walking away from writing books for a while.
Maliki & Me
Series: Ballad Universe, Book 9. Price: $6.00 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
In Maliki & Me, the story of Maliki Raymond and his son, Tali, will give you a furbished look of what it means to be a man.
Twelve Years A Student
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Are we really learning anything in the American school system? I don't know. You tell me.
Pineapple Vodka Please
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Bust out the vodka from the cellar and pour me something. Spark me a joint, too. I wanna talk to ya.'
Nostalgia
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
There was a time in life when Khali Raymond wasn't savage writer, or whatever fancy ass name that I came up with.
Success Syndrome
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
The biggest downside of being an overachiever is when you underachieve.
With Love, Nothing But It
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
To receive love, you must first give it. It's what I'm doing at this moment.
Loneliness
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
Success can be great, but it can also be alienating. I got a story to tell for this one.
Chuparapabra
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Poetry » American poetry » African American
This game is filled with rappers that have no talent. Well, it's time to start plucking out the rotten apples of this bunch.
You're Nobody, Til' Somebody Kills You
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A wise man once said that you're nobody until somebody kills you. I wonder how he's doing up there...
Força da Mulher 2
Price: $3.50 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I am back again with some more poetry. I really want to talk more about the strength in women, show my appreciation for them.
S.O.S. Part One
Series: Ballad Universe, Book 8. Price: $6.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dylan "Cubert" Witherspoon has spent the past twenty years in federal prison after being betrayed by his boss in a bank heist that went awry. Two decades later, Dylan is now a free man as he vows to reinstate himself by recapturing his dream of becoming a larger than life criminal mogul.
Write It on the Wall Again
Price: $3.50 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
I am writing on the wall... again. I want you to see what I am up here doing.
Eternal Master
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I am the master of my own destiny. I am destined for greatness. It's what my spirit longs for.
Lost Over Liquor
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Alcohol ain't nothing but the devil's urine. Trust me, I know firsthand.
Heroes Without Capes
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
You don't know. You just don't know how much writing has saved my life.
Exhibits of a Tortured Artist
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Can you hear the cries? Can you feel the fatigue? Can you sense the trouble impending?
Alive On the Outside, Deceased On the Inside
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Just because I look fine, that doesn't mean I am. Why don't you have that conversation with me?
Day
Price: $3.00 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Good morning, smell the coffee. Make the donuts, get the car ready, get to work on time.
Night
Price: $3.00 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Nightfall has arrived. The time of the "day" where I can truly blossom. While you're sleeping, I'm writing that real.
Rejection
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Rejection doesn't stop savage writer. Come on, you should know this by now.
Sad/Heartbroken/Love
Price: $3.00 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I guess the only person I got in this world is me. I see that now. It is truly me against the world, no Pac.
Slay These Demons
Price: $3.00 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
It's torture having these things take me over. No more, no more, no more.
Khali v. Khali
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
The most dangerous adversary that I ever came into contact with... was myself.
The Poet Will Lie
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
I've been over this, so I'm just going to keep it short and simple. Perfection doesn't exist. There is no such thing.
Chosen Few
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
I have been designated as the one. I don't know how to explain the feeling, but I just feel like I was sent here to accomplish something...
I Shed Tears For 400 Days and 400 Nights
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
I wish that I had money for every time a tear or two or three or ten or fifty dripped from my eyes...
Abandonado
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
You may have left me behind, but that's all right. You're gonna regret ever counting me out from anything, you damn peasant.
Belo Sofrimento
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » Spiritual
It's okay to be broken. It's okay to be in pain. One day, you will be fixed. You will heal. Have faith in your manifestation.
Doubt
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Everyone who never wanted to believe in me, thanks. Because of you, I was able to come this far.
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