“the way forward is not the way home” marks an exciting new era in Diz’s story. As an emerging superpower in jazz rap and a leader in the rapidly growing Boston hip-hop scene, Diz displays immense musical versatility that will certainly inspire and excite his listeners.
With intricate, soulful production, the album outlines Diz’s perspective on the uncomfortable and difficult nature of growing up and finding one’s voice. Diz built this album from the ground up, hand-crafting each song and participating in every step of the process from production to lyrics and beyond. The album is cohesive in the feelings it provides and the world it builds.
“the way forward is not the way home” is a unique take on jazz rap that we’ve never heard before, and will certainly make a lasting impact.