Foolish Ways is based around a ‘REFLECTION’ of feeling lost within ones self and the trials and tribulations that took place during the journey of finding ones way through.
Through struggle you find strength, through pain you find change, through change you find hope & through faith you find forgiveness..
Only 8 months being back on the scene, Valentina has generated a buzz from performing on the live circuit; having done over 50 shows and counting. She’s been a recent contestant on the new primetime TV show ‘All Together Now’ on BBC One. Back, focused & better than ever allow Valentina to re-introduce herself. She is ready to make her mark with the release of her first single ‘Foolish Ways’ Co – written with the Pen-smith Pink “Mayne” Gibson and Produced by 80SVN.
South London born & raised singer/songwriter started her music career back in 2008 with her first girl group (RTI), when they entered XFACTOR. Through great success on the XFACTOR, (RTI) went on to doing various shows and opening up for the likes of NeYo, Trey Songz, Chipmunk, Ed Sheeran and many more. In 2011, Valentina was approached by JLS member ‘Oritsé’ to join the girl group VIDA. VIDA generated a massive following/buzz while being a support act on the JLS 4th Dimension UK Arena tour. This led on to their UK single release for their hit track ‘BoomBox’. Whilst in VIDA, Valentina performed at various festivals, began a UK radio and school tour & had TV appearances on This Morning, Lorraine, CBBC, Children in Need, 4Music & many more all adding to the growth of their fanbase. After the group broke up in 2013, Valentina took a break from music to finish her education and join the family business. In 2017 Valentina decided it was time to get back in the game & focus on developing her artistry. Now working on her solo career alongside manager Pink Mayne, Valentina has created a lane for herself being a captivating, soul-grabbing future icon in the making, with a distinctive commercial Pop/R&B/soulful voice. Her musical influences range from Emeli Sande, Anita Baker,Jennifer Hudson, Nina Simone, Whitney Houston, Mary J Blige and Adele all giving her sound a fusion of R&B, Trap, Hip Hop, Soul and Pop with a delivery reminiscent of the 90’s.