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About the Author

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LaDell Beamon (screenwriter, filmmaker, composer, director, producer, and youth advocate)


LaDell Beamon is a native Memphian, and he currently resides in the city of Memphis as CEO of Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis.  Beamon was born into a single parent home in which he was raised by his mother and grandmother. After seeing the lives of several youth being affected by the media, Beamon decided to use his talents of being a musician, writer, actor, producer, director and minister of the Gospel to become a catalyze for change through the arts. He has worked on several projects and serviced over 300,000 youth with the powerful anti-social deviance tour known as The Wake Up Tour. Beamon is also the co-creator of Wake Up Tour Evolution Comic Book Series in which he doubles as the Super Powered Hero “Wake”. This work has added author to his list of many titles, and he still shows no signs of slowing down with a new book series entitled, “Hood Fables”.


He has worked with: Master P, Lil Romeo, Day 26, Vivica A. Fox, Gospel Legend John P. Kee, Ginuwine, Tank, Lil P-Nut, Trevor Jackson, Sammie, Jacob Latimore, Tiny, and comic book creator Martheus Wade