Ralfy “Fafa” Valencia

ArtOfficial, Natalia Jimenez


Ralfy “Fafa” Valencia is a Bassist / Producer from Miami FL. Growing up Around his Father and Uncle (who are also Professional Musicians), Ralfy has been surrounded and influenced by artists of all stlyes and genres since his early years as a child. It was this type of upbringing that helped guide Ralfy to develop such an innate passion for music. Upon his Senior year of High School, Ralfy Moved to Los Angeles to attend the distinguished Los Angeles Music Academy ( LAMA) where he eventually graduated among the top of his class. Shortly after Graduating from LAMA, Ralfy moved back to Miami and  helped in founding a Jazz/HipHop group known as ArtOfficial. Through Artofficial, Ralfy has had the honor and the privilege to share the stage with countless industry giants. Such as : the wu-tang clan, Rakim, Big Boi (of OutKast) and Herbie Hancock just to name a few…

Ralfy continues to tour extensively  with Artofficial as they are siultaneously preparing to record and produce their fourth Album. In 2010 Ralfy was the resident bassist for the hit TV show “Viva el Sueño” (Univision). Under the Musical direction of his Uncle Camilo Valencia, Ralfy experienced how to play songs of all styles and genres for all of the shows contestants and guest artists while being filmed live and broadcasted internationally. It was through “Viva el Sueño” that Ralfy met Multi-Platinum pop artist Natalia Jimenez and was given the opportunity to tour extensively with her as her bass player. In the midst of all of the touring with ArtOfficial and Natalia Jimenez and other artists, Ralfy has had the honor to record and/or produce records for some of the biggest names in the music business. He has recorded bass for Rap artist Lupe Fiasco on an album that was grammy nominated  for “Rap album of the year”, has written and produced songs for artists like : Meek Mill, Rick Ross, Nas, Tech N9ne, Kendrick Lamar, Kendall Morgan, Mayday, John Legend and many more…

Now in 2014, Ralfy  continues to tour with ArtOfficial and Natalia Jimenez and other artists alike and  is currently an in  house bassist/arranger for the hit Telemundo TV show “La Voz Kids” all while continuing to focus on taking his career as a record producer to new heights.