Filipino hip-hop recording artist and actor. He became famous for his first single in 2009, "That Girl" which was composed by himself. He produced his first album, Ready or Not under PolyEast Records and Doin' It Big Production. He performs on the variety show ASAP and is a member of an all-male group, A-pop, which is composed of JV himself, Sam Concepcion, Nel Gomez and Jaco Benin. He is a talent of ABS-CBN's Star Magic.