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

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.


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],[12],[13],[14],[15] [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]


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