Ilya Gerus, a.k.a. Ilya Deep, was born in 1990 in Sochi, Russia. As a young schoolboy, he became interested in electronic music. His career as a musician took off at the age of 20 when after being inspired by the radio show "Igor Cold - Somebody's Story", he made his first release under the Green Snakes Records label using the alias of Dastan. Both Igor Cold and Alfoa collaborated with Ilya on this release.
Two years later, in 2012, Ilya Gerus began releasing new works in Progressive House, Deep House, and Breaks style under the alias, Ilya Deep.
Currently, Ilya Gerus is releasing on several labels including Liquid Grooves, Pitch Music, Stripped Digital, SoHo Beats Recordings, LuPS Records, as well as, others .
At the end of 2013 Ilya Deep changed his alias on a new name: Ilya Gerus, that is his real name.