Raised in a musical family, daughter of popsinger Bojoura and drummer Hans Cleuver (founder of Drumschool Cleuver and drummer of the band Focus a.o.), Emilie learned drumming at her parents’ knees.
As a young child she was found frequently in the studio’s with one of the teachers training & exercising or just playing to music. She was raised with music of e.g. Prince, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Earth Wind & Fire and Toto.