Valentino King Biography

His Native Roots are from St. Vincent, Barbados and Trinidad. In 1991 he started his career in his teen age years as a hip-hop dancer, in the local dance group from Aruba UTC (Up Town Crew) His interest in different kind of music and elements of entertainment made him the diverse entertainer he is today. He listened to different international rappers from back in the day ...and started developing his own style. He then joined a local rap group by the name B1 in 1994 he produced all rhythms for the group with his drum machine and wrote all the English songs as well as some song in the native Aruba language Papiamento songs as well. He assisted several Aruban artists by writing and producing their songs to participate in the Carnival contest. He left the group B1 and formed his own group DI SQUAD (Direc Insane/Double Impact Squad) in 1998. His name and songs became hits in the Aruban hip hop scenes, the same year he started competing in local Soca Festivals.

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With his god given talent he decided to focus more to the contagious dancing music of the Caribbean. His Soca Music was welcomed by the public in the Caribbean Island. His ultimate dream is to be able to connect to different Cultures via his music.

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In 2001 during the Aruba Carnival contest he won the 3rd place with his hit song "Pato". The next year 2002 he had a major hit "THRILL" He continued to develop more hit songs during the following years and was invited to Canada for a two-month tour in the Season of Caribana 2008.

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In 2009 he left Aruba and went to the Netherlands to explore his talents and a deeper knowledge of the music world. He had numerous hits such as: “Woman Fo So”, “TT Dollar”, “E Kos Ki Ta Hot “and many more. He hosted and performed at many events in the Netherlands.

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He went back in the competition scene in Aruba in the year 2011and participated in the Calypso Contest he won 3rd place with his Caiso song "CHUCHUBI”. The following year 2012 he won the Caiso Crown with "ARUBA A DICIDI"(ARUBA HAS DECIDED)"" And got 2nd place with his Roadmarch ...""WHO RUN THE ROAD"". He also holds the record for the infant and junior Calypso Contest with 17 crowns since the mid 90' until now, which never has been done before on the island.

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He decided to join forces with MADHOUSE MUSIC GROUP (PROFESSOR) producer/recording engineer. From then ever since he's been recording hits after hits for the airwaves and media.

Valentino King nick name “Legend” he gained for his many years in the music and entertainment industry, has performed at numerous shows worldwide to name a few Canada, Germany, Netherlands, USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Monserrat, St. Martin, St. Eustatius, Curacao, Bonaire, Venezuela, Aruba and Colombia....and will continue his world journey of music and perform in as many countries as possible.

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With his longevity in the Soca music scene he continued to persevere hit songs such as ""BAN BAILE" in collaboration with well known Soca Artist Mr. Famous from Trinidad in the year 2015. In 2017 he did another Collaboration with the Bayan artist ScrewFace from Barbados titled ""TAMARINDBALLS REMIX"". In 2018 he did another collaboration with SOCAMONARCH superstar Delly Ranks from Nevis. There are more pending collaborations for the future with some world renowned names.

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Proceeding to the years 2016, 2017, 2018 he released numerous hit tracks such as: We Love to Party, Finish Dem, Plantain, I Aint Forget, We Love Soca, Pato Remix, Just Dance, RIRI, SummaTIme and much more

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Up to this day Valentino King will continue pushing hard towards his goals ... with the motive to let his music connect all listeners worldwide and to inspire young talents that have a dream in the music atmosphere.

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And as he says in his own words Believing is Achieving, and everything is God's Plan.✊

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