Valentin Rieff, better known as Rival is a 23-year-old German producer and musician. He takes the melodic trap one step further by finding creative uses for plugins to curate a unique sound and identity/voice as an artist. With the added mastery of jazz chords and a multitude of instruments including piano, drums, and trumpet, Rival is well equipped to create a unique composition with a variety of influences.

This has been proven with recent releases such as Control surpassing 1m streams in its first month on Spotify and Thinking About You a self-release placed on New Music Friday in 18 countries, Rival has made significant strides early in his career.

Featured release

Feel Like Home

april 2022

Fever Dream

march 2022

Lost In Life

february 2022

Coming Home

november 2021

Get Up

may 2021

Feeling It

april 2021

Know The Way

september 2020

Hate That About You

january 2020

For Life

may 2020

Intoxicated By Youth

november 2019


september 2019


february 2019

Thinking About You

december 2018