In 1993, John Joseph Cullen, the local MC known as Butta Verses, left the grimy streets of his native Bronx to surf and attend classes in sunny South Florida. But instead of catching that perfect wave, the now-33-year-old b-boy ended up frequenting spots such as the Sugar Shack and Club Boca and meeting local MCs, DJs, and producers. Soon he discovered his true calling — rhyming — and picked up his nom de guerre thanks... More >>>