Born in Katlehong that clings to the east of Johannesburg is Thabo Mabuya also known as Crusbeatz signifying a creative, resolute, unique and skilled individual for beats. Hip Hop being a form of musical and artistic expression, is not just a form of music but a culture especially amongst youngsters like Cruzbeatz himself. Passion is an understatement for Crusbeatz, for the love of music and what it has to offer is at the core of his being.
Not only was his love for music brought to light at a tender age, it was nurtured. An introduction to hip hop music at secondary level unleashed his possession of more than one skill being his ability to produce music, write songs and sound design ,post production coupled with final mixing.
This craft was studied further at the cjc.