Justina Valentine is an American television host, rapper and singer from Passaic County, New Jersey, known for her collaborations with rapper Fetty Wap on the singles “Candy Land”, “All The Way” and “Unbelievable”. She is also a cast member of the improv comedy show Wild ‘N Out (since 2016).
Valentine was born in Passaic County, New Jersey. She is of Italian descent. She grew up in a musical family and loved theater and dance from an early age. Valentine has always had a soft spot for hip-hop and R&B. In 2006 she started recording her own music.
Valentine released her first mixtape Route 80 in 2012. The singles “Bubble Gum” and “Hip-Hop Joan Jett” became YouTube hits. Valentine released the EP Valentine in 2013 and reached #38 on the iTunes R&B chart. On July 8, 2014, the singer released her second mixtape, Red Velvet. In 2016, she released her studio album The Scarlet Letter. In 2017, Valentine released a third mixtape, Feminem, described as a tribute to rapper Eminem. She released the album Favorite Vibe in 2019, which debuted in the top 30 on the hip-hop chart and garnered over 1 million streams in its first two weeks. Favorite Vibe was followed by 2020’s album Infrared, which debuted in the top 5 of the iTunes chart.  Infrared has been described as “a fusion of classic hip-hop and R&B with pop”.
In 2016, Valentine joined the cast of MTV’s Wild ‘N Out Season 8 (later VH1), and has been a cast member for every season since. As of season 17, she is the show’s longest-running actress.
Valentine participated in Season 1 of MTV’s The Challenge reality special titled Champs vs. Stars, which premiered on November 21, 2017. Valentine reached the final, tied for second with UFC fighter Michelle Watson and Bachelorette season 10 winner Josh Murray. In 2019, Valentine hosted the two-part Challenge: War of the Worlds 2 reunion.