"I've tried so many jobs in my life but nothing ever had the ability to satisfy me like being a musician has."- Raphael Dawkins
With over 10 years of experience in the music industry and having performed on stages and to audiences all over the world Raphael provides the ultimate live experience. Raphael's raw god given talent not only has the ability to thrill but to transform the energy in any room
Born and raised in London, Raphael begun singing and performing at an early age and found inspiration in the voices of Otis Reading, George Michael, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston to name but a few.
As an adult Raphael went on to find work as a session singer and has worked with recording artists like Amy Winehouse, Aloe Blac, Josh Groban and Paloma Faith.
He continues to work as a house vocalist on UK TV shows, The X Factor, The Voice and The Graham Norton Show.
Raphael is never more at home than when he is onstage. Not only a top class vocalist, Raphael's down to earth, friendly personality shines through brightly when he is on stage. His natural vitality and ability to engage an audience has entire theatres clapping their hands and dancing in the aisles.
In 2009 Raphael appeared on the UK’s X factor from then on has had an amazing career. He has worked and on the stages of some the world's largest cruise ships, singing and entertaining have come as naturally to Raphael as breathing