Andrew Knox (born October 17, 1994), professionally known as DruBeatz, is an American rapper/producer who was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He began rapping with some of his neighborhood friends around the age of 10. The support from his family and friends built his desire to make music his career. He is motivated by his love for entertaining others. His biggest influences are Kanye West and Outkast because they have a unique sound that was highly identifiable from other rap songs. His art for telling stories led him to be more of a conscious rapper of all else.