Born Valvin Roane II, “V” was nicknamed at an early age by his father,which stuck with him till this day. He was raised in South Jersey, and sang regularly in church, which is where he hooked up with James Poyser leading him to be introduced to DJ Jazzy Jeff and the whole Touch of Jazz extended family.
The Revelation Is Now Televised is a stunningly beautiful soul album produced by DJ Jazzy Jeff & Pete Kuzma (Jill Scott’s band leader). All the elements of Marvin Gaye ‘s best recordings are crystalised in this album.
V has worked with Will Smith, Musiq Soulchild and Justin Timberlake, and he is currently rehearsing with Jill Scott and Erykah Badu in preparation for a North American tour.