About Us

Author AL-Saadiq Banks in conjunction with True 2 Life Productions has written and published 15 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 800,000 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 has just expanded the brand by introducing his collection of digital, oil and acrylic paintings.  He calls the collection, The Tony Austin Collection Inspired by Al-Saadiq Banks.  This collection consists of 6 pieces that are due to release this 2020