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


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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.
The Undocumented Struggle
Price: $3.99 USD.
Obsession
Price: $2.99 USD.
Ghanport's Finest
Price: $5.99 USD.
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.
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.
4:34
Price: $3.99 USD.
5:43
Price: $2.99 USD.
6:43
Price: $3.99 USD.
7:43
Price: $2.99 USD.
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.
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.

Books

A Heart Which Bleeds Art
Pre-release—available April 15, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. 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
Pre-release—available April 10, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
They wanted savage writer? Well, that is what I had to give em' with this piece right here...
Me vs. Them
Pre-release—available April 6, 2020. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. 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
Pre-release—available March 31, 2020. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. 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
Pre-release—available March 25, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. 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
Pre-release—available March 20, 2020. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. 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.
Final Exposition
Pre-release—available March 1, 2020. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: English. 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. Pre-release—available March 1, 2020. Price: $6.00 USD. Language: English. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In S.O.S. Part One, Dylan "Cubert" Witherspoon has spent the last twenty years in federal prison after he was betrayed by his boss in a bank heist that went awry. He is now free. What is Dylan looking for? What does he want to achieve now that he's no longer in prison?
Write It on the Wall Again
Price: $3.50 USD. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
Moving On
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Whoever hurt me, I forgive you. I won't speak to you ever again. I won't love you how I once did, but I forgive you. Live your best life. I just hope that you've learned from your mistakes.
Long Live Savage Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
I will live on, even after my death. Once you cement a legacy, it will stay for good.
Mewtwo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
When they know that they can't control or outwork you... they try sabotaging you. They talk about you behind your back.
Newarkharrisonkearny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I been all over this city, writing and spitting. I gotta slow down for right now, you know...
Faces
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
I'm learning how to humanize everyone, even the people that I dislike. At the end of the day, we're all human beings. None of us are perfect.
Blood of My Blood: Second Drop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
The blood may fall, but it don't fall like these tears do... it doesn’t fall like my tears.
His World Returns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Khali's world has opened up again. Come on and take a step into it.
Baggage 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
Despite what anyone says, these poisonous thoughts never left. I still feel worthless.
The Collective: Book of Poems IV
Series: The Collective, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Khali Raymond is still holding it down this year with another entry to "The Collective" series.
Dreams We Could Never Buy: Part II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Apparently, there are still dreams out there that our currency couldn't buy. What are those dreams?
Obsession: Unfinished Business
Series: Ballad Universe, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Just when you thought it was all over, Zaria returns to wreak havoc. In Obsession: Unfinished Business, she's not coming to negotiate with anyone. The only thing that's on Zaria's mind is... revenge.
Eu Escrevi Cem Livros, Amor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It's the moment you've all been waiting for, Khali Raymond's hundredth book. It has been a long road for him to reach this milestone. He's going to tell it all.
Secludedness
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Isolation, deprivation. Drowning in it like crazy. Get me out of here.
Quavering Hymns
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature
Nature is calling your name again. Are you ready to answer the call?
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