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UK (South London) R’n’B/TrapSoul artist VALNTNA of Zambian hertitage is a captivating vocalist and songwriter known for her unique, powerful and sultry r&b/soul vocals combined with her infectiously Rock & Goth look and striking presence.
Valntna is very passionate about putting a spotlight on musical talent within the Zambian community in the UK as well as internationally, following in the footsteps of one of her biggest influences' Emeli Sande who is also of Zambian Heritage.
VALNTNA's passion for music stemmed from her love for 90's Rhythm & Blues & Soul music. she was drawn in to there soothing harmonies that gently oozed under the unforgettable melody hooks lead by powerful Vocals that had the ability to connect and touch peoples souls.
With influences from the greats such as Anita Baker, Aretha Franklin,Nina Simone, Beverly Knight ,Jennifer Hudson, Aaliyah, Whitney Huston , Mary J Blige, Emeli Sande & Adele VALNTNA developed her own unique sound a fusion of R&B, Trap,Hip Hop, Soul and Pop, giving her a delivery reminiscent of the ‘90’s. VALNTNA became well known for her distinctive tone which lead on to her being on a UK area tour supporting JLS as well as opening up for the likes of Neyo, trey songs, Ed Sheeran and many more.
Kick-starting the year with a bang 'VALNTNA' was featured on BBC Ones' new prime-time TV music show 'All Together Now' which lead on to the release of her debut single ' Foolish Ways'. Co-Written with songwriter Pink Mayne, Produced by 80svn & Nawty Nathaniel ‘Foolish Ways’ grabbed the attention of many and was play-listed on Spotifys very own official playlist ‘Slow Jamz’ as well as BBC 1xtra, Pulse88 & Represent Radio. On release of the Official Video of ‘ Foolish Ways’, VALNTNA sparked interest from American blogs such as Fresh: Hip-Hop & R&B, Singersroom & ThisIsRnB.
VALNTNA is known for her breathtaking performances and has been dominating the Live circuit scene along side her guitarist for acoustic settings & Four piece powerhouse band. Currently working on a body of work ,the release of her debut single “Foolish Ways” is a sure sign of what’s to come in 2019.