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 a solid foundation in the music industry. Valvin "V" Roane has worked on projects with a host of renowned artists producers in the music industry, including Anthony Hamilton, Jill Scott, Justin Timberlake, Musiq Soulchild and Will Smith. His talents in singing, songwriting and producing has been compared to such talents as Donnie Hathaway and Marvin Gaye. His performances as a background vocalist for Jill Scott (on her Buzz Tour, Big Beautiful Tour and The Real Thing Tour) has received rousing ovations from the audiences. An EP 12" vinyl of four tracks was released in 2005. Roane's soulful debut album, "The Revelation is Now Televised" was released under BBE records in 2006, and features a duet with R&B/soul singer Jill Scott, "Born Again". Valvin's album "The Paradox Vol 1" is his current release, a new album "Formation" is his latest project due in 2011.