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Lawana G. Marcus also known as Badaul was born in Memphis Tennessee Where she Began singing at the age of five. Her first singing opportunity came when her mother world-renowned recording artist –Ernestine Dillard, formed a children’s gospel group called “The Divine Angles”. Badaul formed her own singing group, Noir Soul. Many doors began to open for Noir soul they have performed for many audience and opened for national recording artist Lo=Key. Noir Soul, showcased thier talent in November 1992, they performed in the BMI Showcase in Seattle, Washington. And has since had performances in KUBE 93 home James at Club Popagayous in Bellevue Washington, The Seattle Center Amphitheatre, and pier 70 Bay Café for 1250 KFOx” the Melody Revue”. After hearing her voice Bell immediately signed her to a recording contract with his label, Wilbe/Wrap Records. With Bells label and influence, a new group was formed with Badaul as lead vocalist. The new group called “Flyy Grlz and also recorded under Bells labels. Although Flyy Grylz broke up in 1996 Badaul’s career continued to soar and she opened for such recording artists as Confunkshun, Roger Troutman and Zapp, she also had an opportunity to go on an overseas tour. Badaul also has an equally promising acting career as she has performed in the play “the Wiz’, Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol, and an African dancer in African American Women 1700 to 1987”. Television and Movie appearances in America’s Most Wanted, Rich Man’s Wife, Air China and Gospel Hour, Race to Witch Mountain, Prison Brake. Badaul has performed for several civic organizations and local charities which were sponsoring fundraisers for schools, school choirs, and other organizations such as, “taking it to the Street with a beat:, Hosted a benefit concert designed to raise money for families in a Tulsa , Oklahoma community. Badaul is working with several producers such as Reginald (Wizard) Jones, Atl., Ricky Hill, CA and Kevin Phillips, TN.