Weird Genius is an Indonesian DJ and record production group based Pop music, EDM, and synth-pop consisting of three members are Reza Oktovian, Eka Gustiwana, and Gerald Liu. This group was formed in 2016 and released their first song in 2017 with the title DPS.
Weird Genius started composing music together in 2016. Previously, they already had their respective projects. As soon as they decided to join, all their abilities poured fully into this collaborative endeavor. They take inspiration from anywhere about love to life, social to gaming. When asked about the description of Weird Genius' music, they described it as hard, upbeat, pumping, crazy-drop. This style of music that they deliberately built from the beginning.
However. on 25 September 2019, Billy Taner decided to leave the group and was eventually replaced by Gerald Liu.
On 28 February 2020, Weird Genius release the song "Lathi" featuring Sara Fajira on YouTube and viral at social media specially on TikTok. Some of Weird Genius's achievements with their song "Lathi" in 2020 include: #1 on Spotify Indonesia Top 50, #2 on Spotify Viral Top 50 Global, #1 on Spotify Viral Top 50 Indonesia, #1 in iTunes Indonesia Top 200, #1 in Deezer Indonesia Top 300, #1 in JOOX Indonesia Top 100, #1 on Resso Top 30 Global, #1 on Resso Indonesia Top 20, #1 on TikTok Global 20, on #1 Shazam Chart Indonesia and topped song dates on some of the top radio stations in major cities in Indonesia.
On 30 June 2020, Spotify released a press release stating that the song "Lathi" has broken a new record as a local song that has topped the # 1 longest chart for 6 consecutive weeks on Spotify Indonesia's Top 50 Chart.
On 31 July 2020, Weird Genius have collaboration single with several international DJs to collaborate on music, including Yellow Claw featuring Reikko with the title track "Hush".
On 18 August 2020, Weird Genius officially signed with American record label Astralwerks for international music activities.
Weird Genius won Best of the Best Production Work, Best Sound Production Team, and Best Male/Female Solo Artist/Group/Dance Collaboration for the song "Lathi" at the 23rd Anugerah Musik Indonesia on 26 November 2020.
The day after that, they released a collaborative song with League of Legends: Wild Rift, called "All In" and for vocals they collaborated with Singaporean singer, Tabitha Nauser.