The actor and musician speaks openly about his roots, influences, and even his love life!

Titus Makin Jr. also known as “Butterfly Ali” is an incredibly talented artist whose nickname is his musical alter ego inspired by Muhammed Ali’s quote, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Titus personifies that quote through his work as both an actor and musician, starring in shows such as The Rookie and Glee…

Tell us a little bit about your background.

I come from a military world. I have lived all over America and overseas. I was very blessed to be raised with music inside my home. My family supported my dreams as I went to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. You could say it is like a version of Step Up. My music and dance evolved from acting as I got into the arts and began music full-time.


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