Miami-based producer TenDJiz produced and mixed the Soulviet Trilogy which consists of 3 albums: De La Soulviet, Q-Tipokratiya and CommoNasm that were created by blending acapellas of American hip-hop artists (De La Soul, Q-Tip, Common and Nas) with instrumentals composed from Soviet Soul and Jazz samples.
The albums from the Soulviet Trilogy have received positive feedbacks from critics and were featured in The Los Angeles Times, Miami New Times, Guardian Music, HipHopDX, and more. Also they have been noted by the music industry's influential people such as: Common, Roslynn Cobarrubias (Senior Director of Urban Marketing at MySpace Music), Jerry L. Barrow (editor-in-chief of Scratch Magazine), to name a few.
Quotes about the Soulviet Trilogy:
The Los Angeles Times (about De La Soulviet): "The blends are artfully done and the samples are tastefully chosen."
TenDJiz's interview for Miami New Times: "TenDJiz is the mastermind behind an awesome mixtape series that mashes Soviet jazz instrumentals with American hip-hop."
Guardian Music (about Q-Tipokratiya): “It works rather well”
Soulbounce.com (winner of the 2010 Soul Train Award) (about CommoNasm): "TenDJiz's production, mixing and scratching is damn near flawless on each of the project's cuts. "
Respect Magazine (about CommoNasm): "It’s an incredibly ambitious and awing project. The introspective and pensive lyrics of Nas and Common blend perfectly with the subversive Soviet jazz..."
HipHopDX.com (about CommoNasm): “Flawless mashup”
Fashion Nerrd Magazine (about CommoNasm): "TenDJiz will have even the most jaded listener bobbing their head along to the music."
Common: "Me & NaS on 10 songs! "CommoNasm" Shout out to @tengiz305 for hooking it up"
Roslynn Cobarrubias (Senior Director of Urban Marketing at MySpace Music): "The concept of your album De La Soulviet sounds awesome. Can't wait to hear it!"
Jerry L. Barrow (editor-in-chief of Scratch Magazine about CommoNasm): "Two of my fav MCs on a remix project. Dopeness. "