Cody “Coex” Foo is a 5-time beatbox champion and a leading pioneer in the Southeast Asian vocal percussion scene. Coex has captured the hearts of audiences all around the region with his flair, charisma, and the wide array of sounds he can make with his mouth.
Coex discovered his passion for beatboxing at the age of 16 and ventured further into it, supported by online tutorials and good friends. He eventually gave his first performance in school at the age of 17.
Driven to succeed, he is currently the first Malaysian beatboxer to have ever brought home a Gold Medal for Malaysia. The highest-ranking beatboxer in the country, Coex is known for his unique skillset, musicality, and a quirky sense of improvisation.
Coex has performed in large-scale events such as Future Music Festival Asia 2012, and has opened for international acts like Wang Lee Hom (Taiwan), U-KISS (Korea) and Yuna (M’sia).
Known for his talent and skill, Coex went on to judge Beat to the Box 2011 (Penang), Beat Blast 2012, and Think You Got Skills Beatbox Battle 2012. A founder of BeatNation and a leading educator in the beatbox movement, Coex’s influence makes him a prime candidate for growing and cultivating the beatbox culture of Southeast Asia.