Brockton Bred Jaffe Diamond talks about "HOFFA" Album, writing 150+ songs, influences & more! Q&A!
Brockton Bred Jaffe Diamond isn't showing signs of slowing down. He's currently working on his album "HOFFA" which stands for 'Honor Over Failure Forever Amongst-Men". We were fortunate to catch up with Jaffe and dive into his world. Make sure to subscribe to his Youtube, more movies OTW!
Boston Culture: Where did you from/ grow up? How was that like?
Jaffe Diamond:I am from Brockton. That’s home for real no matter where else i am in the world
Boston Culture: How did you get your name?
Jaffe Diamond: Anyone that knows me knows i love Harlem ! So the Jaffe comes from the father of “ coming to America “ and a Camron punchline.
Boston Culture: Talk to us about "HOFFA" and your last visual, "Billie Ocean" Jaffe Diamond:Hoffa is the project i am working on now , it stands for “ Honor Over Failure Forever Amongst-men “ and it’s just the beginning of many projects I’m looking to release this year. And “ Billie Ocean “ is just a warning to the game that lyrics will forever be in style !!
Boston Culture : What was the best advice you got early in your career? Jaffe Diamond: I’ve got a lot of advice in this game but one i will share is “ you have one favor for with everyone, don’t waste it “
Boston Culture: What do you dislike about the art world/music industry? Jaffe Diamond: A dislike i have about parts of the industry is gone nobody really loves their raps anymore and you can get away with whatever you’d like.
Boston Culture: Who or what are some of your biggest influences? Jaffe Diamond: With one of the most Influential yet controversial top 5 I’d say “ Big L , Big Pun, Hov , the chef and too short “ and other than home Harlem and old gangster movies is Jaffe inspiration.
Boston Culture: Talks to us about your younger mentality and what allowed you to stay focused on your goals. Jaffe Diamond: Let young me tell it i knew it all but as you grow you find out you don’t . Danny ocean once said “ Guys like guys get sharp or get sloppy we don’t die “ so i try to stay sharp.
Boston Culture : What do you think of the music scene in the State? Are there any other Boston producers or artists you'd potentially like to work with for the next project? Jaffe Diamond:I love that mass is getting its shine and i love to see it , i do got a few local feats i would like to get from Millyz to Avenue anyone who really raps I’m with it .
Boston Culture : Tell us about your goals for 2021. Both personal and business. Any future projects? Jaffe Diamond: Business wise i promise you’ll be seeing a lot of me i don’t plan on going anywhere with a lot of music and video to follow, personally work on my energy and continues to support the dreams we thought we couldn’t accomplish.
Boston Culture: Did the pandemic affect any of your plans? Jaffe Diamond: At first i would say yeah i really wanted to perform yet it also let me write over 150 songs so who can complain? Boston Culture : What brands should sponsor you? Jaffe Diamond:Marketing is key and i do plan on getting into modeling as well fashion is a big part of personality and getting fly is a gift. Tell Roc nation , epic and west side and the whole Griselda I’m here . And ps Ross U need some Belair!
Boston Culture :Anything else we missed you want to tell your fans? Jaffe Diamond: God is the greatest believe in yourself and HOFFA coming soon stay tuned!