Andre’ Lee Caples was born in Chicago, IL. and moved to Carthage, MS. at an early age and from there to Jackson, MS. where at the age of 25, he joined the group “Freedom” who at that time was signed to Malaco Records. Andre’ Lee has been an opening act for such artists as Frankie Beverly & Maze; Michael Henderson; The Bar-Kay’s and a host of others. Andre’ Lee later moved to Houston, TX. and became a member of the TSU Tornadoes where he played the guitar and was the lead vocalist. Andre’ Lee also played with another band called “Perfect Timing” at that time Terri Ellis (Envogue) was the lead vocalist.
After a few years in Texas he later moved back to Jackson, MS. In 1995 he produced his first CD titled “So Good” on Avanti Records. In 2002 Andre’ Lee joined up with Sir Charles Jones where he played a unique flavor on lead guitar. In 2003 he signed with Mardi Gras Records and produced his second CD titled “Simply Dre”. In 2005 Andre’ Lee along with a long time friend formed the gospel group ‘Mint 2 B’. He co-wrote and produced their Gospel CD titled “Walking By Faith”.
In 2008 he released another Southern Soul CD titled “Straight From The Heart” before joining Coday Records for two albums.
"So Good" (Avanti 1997)
1. Take Hold of Your Life
"Simply Dre" (Mardi Gras 2003)
1. Pony Ride
Mint 2 B "Walking By Faith" (Capetown 2006)
1. Say I Do
"Straight From Your Heart" (Capetown 2008)
1. Too Late
"Stories Of Life" (Coday 2012)
1. Half Loving Me
"The Truth" (Coday 2015)
1 Let's Go Stepping