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Maurice Simmonds, known professionally as Verse Simmonds, is an American singer/rapper/songwriter/producer/record executive based in Los Angeles, CA. He began his career as a member of the R&B group 2 Xtreme, performing at local venues and talent shows. He moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where he worked on songwriting and producing. In 1996, Simmonds befriended Shauna Joseph, and the two formed the production duo the Jugganauts. In 2003, the Jugganauts moved to Los Angeles to work on projects for major labels. Several years later, the Jugganauts were contacted by Theron Thomas, a childhood friend and member of the production duo Rock City, who encouraged them to move to Atlanta, Georgia, where they worked with producers Rodney Jerkins and Akon. Shortly thereafter, Simmonds began working on solo material. In February 2007, he became associated with singer Cloud 9 and Raydar Management, and a live show lead to a contract with Interscope Records. On June 30, 2009, Simmonds released the single “Buy You A Round (Up And Down).” It peaked at No. 55 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart and No. 63 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Airplay chart. He has released several mixtapes, including “The Sextape Chronicles”, “V The Compilation Pt. 1” and “V The Compilation Pt. 2.”