Aliya S. King

Aliya S. King is an award-winning journalist and the author of Platinum.  She is the co-author of Original Gangster and the New York Times bestseller Keep the Faith.  Her work has appeared in Vibe, Giant, Uptown, Essence, King, Ms., Us Weekly, and Teen People, among others.  Please visit her at

Books by this Author

Diamond Life


Aliya King's PLATINUM casts a spotlight on rappers' wives....

A steamy, turbulent novel inspired by a journalist's behind the scenes article following a group of women who married famous Hip Hop artists.

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "No, I do not weep at the world. I am to busy sharpening my oyster knife." --Zora Neale Hurston

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