villain-in-the-hatDon’t be the one left wishing you’d known about this artist sooner while your friends are all playing his music on repeat. Singer, writer, rapper and performer The Villain embodies all the excitement of the nations that compose his background. A child of many continents, Valter Duarte brings to life all of the projects, performances and events. His edgy yet melodic style is impossible to label as one genre or another and his performances are without doubt entertaining, full of energy and powerful to say the least. In 2014 it will be The Villain’s pleasure to bring his next exciting studio album to his fans based across Europe, UK and the US.
Collaborating with multiple producers and musicians, Duarte has created a album that embodies his love for motivating all those he encounters and that brings the excitement of his live performances together perfectly.
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With productions by S-man and lyrics proved in three distinct languages – The Villain’s new album will be the musical center piece of his year and the soundtrack to your summer as you get to know this powerful performer. Along side of his musical endeavours, Duarte will be making numerous appearances both acting and modelling throughout the year. What makes The Villain special is his ability to do it all but to command an audience with his humility, passion and talent. The Villain is supported and generously backed by his sponsors Gold Standard Security and Lapel Clothing, providing him the opportunity to dedicate his time to entertaining you in all the ways he knows how and this year, that’s exactly what he intends to do. Join The Villain this year and be a part of a special character, a special journey and a somebody you will be proud to support.

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With big talent and enthusiasm in equal measure The Villain (Valter Duarte) is a real character, lighting up the stage with his energetic and passionate performances of his unique style of hip hop. Now with performances in Portugal, London, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Tamworth (UK) under his belt, The Villain (Valter Duarte) is looking to make an impression on the UK hip hop scene, writing new material to build on his already impressive collection. After the release of his first album, Valter is now working on a new material and his new music video.
Background information
Birth Name: Valter Luis da Costa Duarte
Also known as: Big V aka The Villain
Origin: Aveiro, Portugal
Bio: Valter is the youngest son of a talented Portugese family. His Sister, Maria was voted miss Portugal in 1998 and was a dancer for Lunaticos a Popular Portuguese pop band. Villain’s  brother Nelito is a drummer with famous Portuguese band dr.cavalheiro and has consistently appeared on MTV (music channel) as well as Portuguese television.