Bobby V: A Retrospective

Don't miss Bobby V on 106 tonight!

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Bobby V Is on 106 Tonight! - Bobby V is no stranger to the game and tonight he's coming through 106 & Park to celebrate the holiday season with the livest audience. Don't miss a minute at 6P/5C!(Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for HollyRod Foundation)

Bobby Valentino - Back in 2005, Bobby V came onto the R&B scene with his debut album, Bobby Valentino, and his hot debut single, "Slow Down." Believe it or not, "Slow Down" is still a hot throwback hit!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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Bobby Valentino - Back in 2005, Bobby V came onto the R&B scene with his debut album, Bobby Valentino, and his hot debut single, "Slow Down." Believe it or not, "Slow Down" is still a hot throwback hit!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

The Big Debut - His self-titled debut ? Bobby Valetino ? released in the spring of 2005 and was certified gold. His first single ?Slow Down,? was an instant hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B charts and earned Bobby a Soul Train Awards nomination for Best R&B/Soul Single. Later that year, he joined the Scream Tour IV line-up, which also featured Bow Wow, Omarion, Pretty Ricky and more. 

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Swag Central - Besides having a voice that ladies love, Bobby V also has style and swag for days that he showed off here onstage at BET's Rip the Runway in 2009.(Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Special Occassion

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Special Occassion - Timbaland contributed the hit "Anonymous" to Special Occassion, so you know it was a certified hit.(Photo: Def Jam Records)

Educated Brother - Keeping education first, Bobby V attended Clark Atlanta University and got his bachelor's degree is mass communications. Go, Bobby, go!(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for BMI)

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Educated Brother - Keeping education first, Bobby V attended Clark Atlanta University and got his bachelor's degree is mass communications. Go, Bobby, go!(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for BMI)

The Rebirth - After parting ways with Luda's DTP Records, Bobby V signed with EMI and released The Rebirth. This album spawned the super-success single "Beep" featuring Yung Joc.(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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The Rebirth - After parting ways with Luda's DTP Records, Bobby V signed with EMI and released The Rebirth. This album spawned the super-success single "Beep" featuring Yung Joc.(Photo: Def Jam Records)

Ready to Answer - Bobby V stops to take a question from an audience member. (Photo: David Tulis/PictureGroup)

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Hometown Glory - Bobby V is truly a Southern gentleman that was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and raised in Atlanta. We're sure that he knows a thing or two about how to treat a lady.(Photo: David Tulis/PictureGroup)

Chart Topper - Bobby V?s 2011 release, Fly On The Wall, marked the R&B crooner?s fourth studio release. The project featured production from popular Atlanta DJ Jazze Phae, G-Unit and Twista and earned Bobby V another top ten hit on the Billboard 200 charts. 

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Fly on the Wall - In 2011, Bobby V released Fly On The Wall quietly. Although it may not have gotten a lot of attention, it was a stellar album with songs that real R&B fans love.(Photo: Def Jam Records)

SmooVe - In 2011, Bobby V took the red carpet at the BET Awards in an all-white suit and seriously killed the carpet!(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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SmooVe - In 2011, Bobby V took the red carpet at the BET Awards in an all-white suit and seriously killed the carpet!(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Keeping It Smooth - Bobby V showed off his guns on day two of the radio remote room.  (Photo: Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For BET)

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Bobby V Is On 106 & Park Tonight! - Don't miss Bobby V tonight on 106!(Photo: Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For BET)