Verse Simmonds is a songwriter, producer, and artist based in Atlanta. He initially formed the production duo the Jugganauts in the late 90’s who co-wrote and produced Rihanna’s “Man Down,” and the single “Who Gon Stop Me” by Kanye West and Jay Z. More recently, he co-wrote Justin Bieber’s “Confident feat. Chance The Rapper” and Chris Brown’s “New Flame feat. Usher and Rick Ross” which earned him a Grammy nomination in 2015 for “Best R&B Song.” As an artist, Simmonds has released a number of mixtapes, collaborating with Young Jeezy, Akon, and Snoop Dogg.