Smokie Norful set by Rakeem-Andre

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Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston

Andre Chapman aka Rakeem Andre is a gospel artist from Boston, Massachusetts who is gaining a growing reputation as an anointed singer. This gifted young man has been working diligently on creating his own soulful sound in the Gospel/R&B industry. Chapman started writing his own music 16 years ago and continued his work singing with various gospel groups in New York and Boston. He moved Gloria Estefan to tears soloing at the Gospel Jazz Fest at Berklee College of Music in 2016. He also has an A-List movie (“Detroit” 2017) credited to his name for his work singing with the choir. He will be standing in for Grammy Award winning gospel artist Smokie Norful at the Boston Pops, Gospel Night on June 11, 2022.