Valerie (of Ashford & Simpson) Has A Famous Singing Brother! Who Knew?

Posted On : November 18, 2014

Ashford and Simpson

Valerie Simpson comes from a very musical family, but a whole lot of us never knew that her brother was also a very famous singer who was popular in the 70’s and 80’s. His name is Ray Simpson and he’s the current lead singer of the Village People. But the talented sibling syndrome doesn’t stop here for Valerie, her other brother, Jimmy Simpson, is a successful music producer who produced the soul group GQ, best known for hits like Disco Nights (Rock-Freak) and I Do Love You.

Here are some pics of her brother, Ray…

Valerie Simpson's brother, Ray Simpson of The Village people, pictured center
Valerie Simpson’s brother, Ray Simpson of The Village people, pictured center
Valerie Simpson's brother, Ray Simpson
Valerie Simpson’s brother, Ray Simpson

This explains why Valerie is so good at what she does. She was surrounded by talent all of her life. You go Valerie!

Valerie Simpson and brother, Ray Simpson
Valerie Simpson and brother, Ray Simpson

Ray Simpson and the rest of the Village People still pack houses to this very day and they perform regularly. Check out recent video of Ray Simpson performing with the Village People when you click “Next.”

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