Kompany was a drummer for many years which he credits for giving him a good ear for rhythm. [9] He would later get into DJing and producing after being inspired from seeing Skrillex perform at HARD in 2011. [7] Years later, his parents would continue to encourage him to pursue his dream, which would lead Kompany to being accepted into the production school ICON Collective. [9] The class he started with was full in the first quarter with thirty people and by the time he graduated, there was only seven people left. [9] Shortly after he completed Icon in 2015, Kompany would land a role as head sound designer at Cymatics.