Diesel J is from Montreal, Canada and he grew up playing piano, drums, and bass. He received a degree in music performance and kinesiology. He performed in several jazz bands and played at the Montreal Jazz Festival. He performed with many artists including Michael Jackson and Dave Navarro. He has also worked as a model in New York City and was in a Canadian reality television series called Webdreams. He transitioned over to dance music and studied sound engineering. He is currently DJing and producing music. His productions are full of interesting melodies and effects, with solid beats and progressive grooves.