About Us

Author AL-Saadiq Banks in conjunction with True 2 Life Productions has written and published 18 titles. AL-Saadiq Banks and his brother Naim Banks founded and formulated True 2 Life Productions(small press publishing house) in 2002, using their first title "No Exit" as a launching pad to knock the doors of the genre off the hinges, selling approximately 90,000 books the first year. To date True 2 Life Productions has sold over 1,000,000 books, nationally, still remaining and operating independently.   

With a background in Fine and Industrial Art, AL-Saadiq has a love and passion for art.  Whether painting pictures with words, painting images on an easel, or creating themes and moods through fashion design, he believes, Art is Life.  Bespoken By Al-Saadiq Banks is an outerwear line that was founded in 2017.  The line consists of high quality leather, sheepskin and furs for both men and women, all designed by Al-Saadiq Banks and his team of designers. 

AL-Saadiq Banks love for art has led to another addition to and expansion of the True 2 Life brand.  Just recently he introduced his collection of digital, oil and acrylic paintings.  He calls the collection, The Tony Austin Collection Inspired by Al-Saadiq Banks.  The collection is named after AL-Saadiq's most popular character from his best selling, 'Block Party' book series.  This collection consists of 6 pieces. 


Sincerely Yours the movie based on the best selling novel, Sincerely Yours by AL-Saadiq Banks is due to release late 2023.