KING MAGAZINE King is a monthly men's magazine geared toward African American and urban audiences. It features articles about hip-hop and R&B, as well as articles covering sports and fashion. The magazine is published by Harris Publications, and was a spinoff from XXL. It ceased publication on March 31, 2009, citing failing ad sales as a result of the poor economy. Though planning to release monthly installments soon. It resumed publication, this time as a quarterly magazine, in late 2009. Location: NY Contributors: Dennis S. Page, Jonathan Rheingold, Datwon Thomas, Evan Gubernick.