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Inside Infamous: A Q&A With Black Lotus Author K’wan

May is publication month for three new releases from Infamous Books: Swing by Miasha, The White House by JaQuavis Coleman, and Black Lotus by K’wan. We’ve asked each of these authors to answer some rapid-fire questions about their novellas and themselves. Today, see what K’wan has to say about Black Lotus, what’s next for him, and what to buy him if you meet him at a bar.

Johnny Temple Interviews Marvis Johnson of Infamous Books

Marvis Johnson, a partner at Infamous, is the business manager of Albert “Prodigy” Johnson and co-manager of Mobb Deep, the renowned hip-hop duo made up by Prodigy and Havoc. Infamous has partnered with Akashic Books to create the Infamous Books imprint, which is launching with Prodigy’s novella H.N.I.C. Akashic publisher Johnny Temple asks Marvis about his background, how he and Prodigy came to work together, and about the current state of the music and book industries.

(Video) Prodigy on The Breakfast Club

Prodigy visits Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club to talk about writing, Infamous Books (Akashic’s newest imprint that Prodigy launched with his novella: H.N.I.C.), being from Queens, and his new album, with Alchemist, Albert Einstein.