William Henley Knoles was an American writer known for such titles as Sadisto Royale (1966).
Robert Bonfils was an illustrator of pulp novels and he designed the cover of Sadisto Royale.
Malik B. was an American rapper and singer who was a founding member of The Roots.
Although he did some solo work, his most interesting work was with that group, where he was a rapper rather than a song-writer.
If you are unfamiliar with the work of The Roots, check “The Seed” (2002).