Valvin “V” Roane birth name given as Valvin Roane II, was born May 28, in Paulsboro, New Jersey is an American R&B/Soul singer and Songwriter who has set a solid foundation in the music industry. Known in the music industry by his nickname “V”, this talented vocalist has worked on projects with a host of renowned artists and producers in the music industry, including Anthony Hamilton, Jill Scott, Justin Timberlake, Musiq Soulchild and Will Smith to name a few. His talents in singing, songwriting and producing has been compared to such talents as Stevie Wonder, Donnie Hathaway and Marvin Gaye. His performances around the world with DJ Jazzy Jeff and as a background vocalist for Jill Scott (on her Buzz Tour, Big Beautiful Tour,The Real Thing Tour and The Light of The Sun Tour has received rousing ovations from audiences around the globe. Known in many underground circles as the pioneer of the philly “neo-soul” movement, “V” had many mind blowing records buzzing around the music industry for years before his 1st official debut album, “The Revelation is Now Televised” was released under BBE Music in 2006, and features a spoken word piece from R&B/soul singer Jill Scott, “Born Again”.