De La Soulviet

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De La Soulviet
Remix album by TenDJiz
Released 2011
Genre Mash-up, hip hop
Length 42:24
Label Self-released
Producer TenDJiz
TenDJiz chronology
De La Soulviet
(2011)
Q-Tipokratiya
(2012)
Commonasm
(2012)

De La Soulviet is a mashup album produced and mixed by Miami-based producer and sound engineer TenDJiz. It uses acapellas of hip-hop trio De La Soul and couples it with instrumentals created from Soviet soul and jazz samples. The album was released on October 1, 2011.

Reception[edit]

The album has received positive reviews from critics. Jeff Weiss of The Los Angeles Times stated "the blends are artfully done and the samples are tastefully chosen."[1] The Miami New Times named the album "Mashup Revolution".[2] Melissa Enaje, contributor of The Source Magazine, said "Once I heard the album, my neck muscles were probably strained from how much I was nodding my head in appreciation for the sound. It was def in tune with the essence of hip-hop...".[3] Roslynn Cobarrubias, the Senior Director of Urban Marketing at MySpace Music posted the album on her blog.[4] Edith Zimmerman of New York Magazine and Esquire described "De La Soulviet" as "great".[5] Jarry L. Barrow, the editor-in-chief of Scratch Magazine, said that TenDJiz "ingeniously mixed them [De La Soul] with Soviet soul and jazz. The result is inspiring." [6] DeVon Thompson from Creative Beach claims that "the mix sounds like it could be the original!".[7] The album has been featured on many on-line magazines and music websites such as: Blurt Magazine,[8] Peace Magazine,[9] Rumba Magazine (Finland),[10] Radio Nova (France),[11] Rubyhornet.com,[12] Thewordisbond.com,[13] Fleamarketfunk.com,[14] Bamalovesoul.com,[15] Blockmuzikradio.com [16]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Oooh" 4:10
2. "The Grind Date" 3:02
3. "Stakes is High" 3:33
4. "Trouble in the Water" 3:32
5. "Shoomp" 3:20
6. "Hold Tight" 3:37
7. "All Good" 3:33
8. "More Than You Know" 4:17
9. "Jenifa Taught Me" 4:16
10. "Much More" 3:18
11. "Itzsoweezee" 3:53
12. "Rock Co.Kane" 1:48

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeff Weiss (October 28, 2011). "De La Soul + Soviet soul and jazz = De La Soulviet". latimes.com. 
  2. ^ Matt Preira (October 6, 2011). "De La Soul + Soviet soul and jazz = De La Soulviet". miaminewtimes.com. 
  3. ^ Melissa Enaje (October 15, 2011). "Mash It Up: "De La Soulviet" x TenDJiz". melissamissyenaje.blogspot.com. 
  4. ^ Roslynn Cobarrubias (December 4, 2011). "De La Soulviet is a mashup album by TenDJiz". roslynn.tumblr.com. 
  5. ^ Edith Zimmerman (October 4, 2011). "De La Soulviet". thehairpin.com. 
  6. ^ Jarry L. Barrow (November 1, 2011). "The Daisy Age Meets The Cold War On "De La Soulviet"". nodfactor.com. 
  7. ^ DeVon Thompson (November 20, 2011). "Jazz Sunday: DeLasoviet Mash-up Album x Free Download". creativebeach.net. 
  8. ^ Blurt Staff (October 6, 2011). "Listen to De La Soul Mashup Album". blurt-online.com. 
  9. ^ Peace staff (October 5, 2011). "DE LA SOULVIET Mashup Album (De La Soul acapellas x Soviet Soul/Jazz)". blog.peacemagazine.com. 
  10. ^ Rumba Staff (October 28, 2011). "Tällainenkin voi toimia: De La Soul kohtaa neuvostoliittolaisen jazzin". rumba.fi. 
  11. ^ Adrien Gingold (October 12, 2011). "De La Soulviet". novaplanet.com. 
  12. ^ Alexander Fruchter (October 12, 2011). "TenDJiz De La Soulviet". rubyhornet.com. 
  13. ^ J (October 7, 2011). "REMIX:De La Soul – De La Soulviet (TenDJiz Soul/Jazz Remix)". thewordisbond.com. 
  14. ^ DJ Prestige (October 27, 2011). "De La Soulviet: East Meets East". fleamarketfunk.com. 
  15. ^ DJ Rahdu (October 3, 2011). "TenDJiz – De La Soulviet". bamalovesoul.com. 
  16. ^ DJ Rhude (October 4, 2011). "MIXTAPE: DE LA SOULVIET". blockmuzikradio.com.