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GenreMash-up, hip hop
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De La Soulviet

CommoNasm is a mashup album produced and mixed by Miami-based producer and sound engineer TenDJiz. It was created by blending the acapellas of Common and Nas with instrumentals composed from Soviet soul and jazz samples. The album was released on July 10, 2012.


The project has received positive reviews from critics. The Miami New Times named TenDJiz "the mastermind behind an awesome mixtape series that mashes Soviet jazz instrumentals with American hip-hop.".[1] (winner of the 2010 Soul Train Awards) claims that "TenDJiz's production, mixing and scratching is near flawless."[2]Respect magazine described CommoNasm as "an incredibly ambitious and awing project."[3] The album was called "flawless mashup" by [4] and described as "amazing" by[5] Common tweeted about CommoNasm[6] and called it "Fresh".[7] Fashion Nerrd Magazine claims that the Soulviet Trilogy is "a bridging of the gap between the two formerly antagonistic superpower nations".[8] The album has been featured on many on-line magazines and music websites such as: Okayplayer,[9],[10],[11],[12] Peace Magazine,[13],[14],[15],[16],[17] (Germany) [18]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Common' a cappella Nas' a cappella Length
1. Geto Heaven Can Geto Heaven I Can 2:51
2. Shootouts 1999 1-9-9-9 Shootouts 3:56
3. NastraDooinit Dooinit Nastradamus 3:28
4. Gladiator Made U Look Gladiator Made You Look 3:20
5. U Gotta Love The Corner The Corner U Gotta Love It 3:09
6. Purple Sun God The Sun God Purple 2:54
7. You Gowe Me Go You Owe Me 3:21
8. Gold Moment Gold Just A Moment 3:26
9. Reminding Me (Of Rule) Reminding Me (Of Sef) Rule 2:49
10. One Mic - One Mic 3:00

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Jacob Katel (Jul 9, 2012). "TenDJiz Talks Soviet Jazz and Hip-Hop Mashup Album CommoNasm".
  2. ^ DayJobBob (July 18, 2012). "TenDJiz Offers Some 'CommoNasm' Propaganda For The Ears".
  3. ^ Stephen Kearse (July 23, 2012). "New Music: Common Meets Nas Meets Soviet Jazz in CommoNasm".
  4. ^ HipHopDX Staff (August 4, 2012). "TenDJiz f. Common & Nas "One Mic"".
  5. ^ Justice Equality Supreme (August 1, 2012). "TenDJiz – CommoNasm (Mixtape)".
  6. ^ Common (2012-07-23). "Me & @Nas on 10 songs! "CommoNasm" S/O to @tengiz305 for hooking it up." Twitter.
  7. ^ Common (2012-07-22). "I heard its fresh from reliable sources!" Twitter.
  8. ^ Jonathan "Jono" Sue (July 24, 2012). "Feature: The CommoNasm Project".
  9. ^ Brainchild (July 23, 2012). "Mixtape Monday: Skratch Bastid, O.G. Ron C x Frank Ocean, TenDJiz x Common x Nas".
  10. ^ JLBarrow (July 15, 2012). "TenDJiz – "CommoNasm" (Common and Nas Meet Soviet Soul/Jazz)".
  11. ^ Alexander Fruchter (July 10, 2012). "Mixtape TenDJiz: CommoNasm".
  12. ^ Kevin Nottingham (July 14, 2012). "TenDJiz: CommoNasm (Common and Nas Meet Soviet Soul/Jazz)".
  13. ^ Peace magazine staff (July 10, 2012). "CommoNasm".
  14. ^ Producersiknow Staff (July 17, 2012). "DON'T SLEEP: TenDJiz "CommoNasm" [REMIX PROJECT]".
  15. ^ Johnny X. Goodlife (July 17, 2012). "Mixtape Tendjiz Commonasm Common and Nas meet soviet soul/jazz".
  16. ^ DJ Hourglass (July 10, 2012). "TenDJiz - "CommoNasm"".
  17. ^ Staff (July 2012). "TenDJiz - CommoNasm".
  18. ^ Staff (August 14, 2012). "Boombox: Nas x Common x 70er Soviet Soul & Jazz".