More About Common x Nas (CommonNasm)CommoNasm (Common and Nas Meet Soviet Soul/Jazz) by TenDJiz is the third album off Soulviet Trilogy which pairs the acapellas of Common and Nas with instrumentals based on Soviet soul and jazz samples. Release date: July 10, 2012
Q-Tipokratiya by TenDJiz is the second album created by blending the acapellas of Q-Tip and instrumentals composed from Soviet Soul and Jazz samples. The title of the album is a portmanteau of the name Q-Tip and the Greek word “Kratia” (“Power”). Release date: April 10, 2012.
Video Sampler: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_8JlXCyJVE
De La Soulviet by TenDJiz is a mashup album that uses acapellas of hip-hop trio De La Soul and couples it with instrumentals created from Soviet Union soul and jazz samples. Release date: 10/05/2011.
Quotes about De La Soulviet:
"The blends are artfully done and the samples are tastefully chosen" (Jeff Weiss, LA Times)
"De La Soul + Soviet Jazz = TenDJiz's De La Soulviet Mashup Revolution" (Miami New Times)
Quotes about Q-Tipokratiya:
"It works rather than well" (Chris Salmon, Guardian Music)
"Pretty clever stuff." (egotripland.com)
Quotes about CommoNasm:
"TenDJiz is the mastermind behind an awesome mixtape series that mashes Soviet jazz instrumentals with American hip-hop." (Miami New Times)
"TenDJiz's production, mixing and scratching is damn near flawless on each of the project's cuts, most notably on the tracks "Purple Sun God," "Gold Moment" and "One Mic."" (soulbounce.com)
TenDJiz is a Miami-based producer/sound-engineer. Contact: email@example.com