Malik Diamond is an author, educator, hip-hop artist, and martial arts instructor based in Oakland, California. He has independently released over a dozen rap albums, and has self-published several zines and one full-length memoir.
Malik is also a veteran event organizer and promoter; he’s been throwing the best house parties on planet Earth since 2012. In 2016, Malik began publishing The Concrete Shinobi, an action-comedy comic book loosely based on his adventures as a ninja bartender in L.A. Chinatown, circa 2008. He still uses a flip-phone.