Gilbert Emedi was born on December 1, 1991, in The Democratic Republic Of Congo, to his father (Philippe Emedi) and mother (Virginia Emedi), He has three sisters and he is the 3rd Born. The family was based in Kinshasa, before moving to Kenya, Nigeria and Now South Africa. Throughout his childhood, Gilbert was known to practice and refine his Art Skills, either in rapping, Singing, Drawing, Dancing and acting. His father working as an ordained minister and missionary, causing them to move frequently throughout the world. Moving To South Africa in the month of November 2006, Gilbert Began taking his Music and Dancing Skills More serious fusing the two together to create a dynamic presence of performance on every stage he gets on. His Stage Name “FRUX”, which means “SUCCESS” in Latin.