Pete Genesis

Pete Genesis

 London, Ontario, CAN
BandHip HopR&B

Toya Diamond discovered that music was her first love. Music was there when life was good, and more importantly, music was still there when times were hard. Writing became a calming form of expression an escape of sorts - as she was often misunderstood. At 15, Toyas first studio experience transformed powerful words and vocals into a dedication that would not be stopped.Kim Davis, Kardinal Offishall, MegaMan, BurdxKeeys. are just a few of the artists and producers Toya Diamond


Pete Genesis

On February 6th 1987, a star was born. Craig Irish was born in the heart of Toronto. Little did this un-suspecting city know this young man possessed a passion for music. When he was 4 yrs old, he moved to the East Side of Scarborough where he spent the most of his childhood. There he discovered his love for music. He began to sing with the Kingdom Life church choir, he also took part in stage plays at church eager to perform in front of an audience. In 2000 Craig discovered a passion for the art of poetry and rhyme after taking part in freestyle sessions in the church basement. By the time he was in the 9th grade, he was already impressing other rappers minds with his witty and creative punch lines and earned himself some early credibility. He Young Chip because of his style of seeming to be rapping with a chip on his shoulder, something to prove to the world, he appeared on Avalanche's Mixtape Paradise City. Craig decided to focus on school and church. He began to work on his vocals for singing. He soon after garnered the name Pete Genesis, which was inspired by Pete Parker (Spiderman) and sega Genesis which he still plays. This Rapper/Singer/Producer is a hard working triple threat. With musical influences ranging from The Fugees, LL Cool J, Kanye West, Neptunes, Dj Premier, Busta Rhymes, Freeway, Common, Timberland and Tupac. He is currently working tirelessly on his music and route86 his production company. Pete Genesis is looking to become a household name across the world, and is on a mission to keep real hip-hop alive!


Fuelled by passion and the love for Natural music, Route 86 is taking Toronto on a musical journey. Bringing the essence of Toronto's culture, this music group has the capabilities to restore and revitalize urban music. Started in late November 2007, a group of talented young visionaries from various parts of the GTA came together to form Route 86(named after the TTC Scarborough 86 Bus route). Song writing & producing their own material, bring style and a new flavour to Toronto's growing music industry. The release of their debut mixtape "The Better WayƂ”, is currently in the works. While working with other artists on other various projects, this team shows no signs of slowing down! Sit back relax and enjoy the music as we provide it the best way we can, THE BETTER WAY!

Set List

each song is on average 4 minutes long