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Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Jake One (Taurus). They are descendants of the one-word moniker family of funk, where you will find groups such as Chic, Shalamar, Plush and Zapp. Their collaboration as Tuxedo began with an exchange of mixtapes way back in 2006.

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Tuxedo II

In the store | TUXEDO II 5 time Grammy™ losers are back! Tuxedo's Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One are back with Tuxedo II. Read More

Tuxedo plays NPR's Tiny Desk

By Bobby Carter for NPR When Tuxedo arrived at NPR and Mayer Hawthorne spied a small 'Ho!' button sitting on Bob Boilen's desk, he immediately... Read More

Tuxedo – "July" - Sly and Robbie Remix

“Getting to witness things like Sly physically strapping himself to his drum kit and Robbie playing every note on the bass with only his thumb...... Read More

Rhythm Roulette with Tuxedo

“Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne form like Voltron to become production duo Tuxedo, the latest contestants on MASS APPEAL’s Rhythm Roulette. The pair stopped by... Read More

Watch: Tuxedo “2nd Time Around”

In the store | TUXEDO II Last week, Tuxedo (the joint project between Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne) released their new album Tuxedo II. Today,... Read More

Tuxedo - Fux with the Tux EP

3 new tracks from Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One as Tuxedo. Their debut album Tuxedo came out a couple years ago. Ask what they're up... Read More

A Very Mayery Christmas Mix from Mayer Hawthorne

Vince Guaraldi “Linus & Lucy” James Brown “Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto” Snoop Doggy Dogg “Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto” De... Read More

Tuxedo cut and sew sweatshirt

IN THE STORE | TUXEDO SWEATSHIRT Neapolitan. Red white & blue. USA. France. Rocket pop. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One. This is the cut and... Read More

Video: Holiday Love by Tuxedo

Happy Holidays from Tuxedo, Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One. The track is available exclusively at Amazon. Read More

Video for Tuxedo's "The Right Time" (Kaytranada Remix)

Tuxedo – Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One – have just released a pair of remix and disco edit EPs, Tuxedo Remixes and The M+M Mixes.... Read More

Best dressed vinyl: Tuxedo Remixes

In the store | TUXEDO REMIXES Producers Kaytranada, Jean Tonique and Battlecat did their thing with tracks from Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One's Tuxedo. Tuxedo... Read More

Tuxedo - The M+M Mixes

IN THE STORE | TUXEDO - THE M+M MIXES John Morales is a DJ and mixer who helped to pioneer the use of editing for... Read More

Tuxedo – “Without Your Love”

New track release, U.S. tour dates. Here's a track from Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One's collab as Tuxedo, "Without Your Love." This was released a... Read More

Tuxedo – R U READY – official video

Someone just found another VHS of Tuxedo, this time at a Goodwill shop in Fresno. This appears to have been shot in a TV studio... Read More

Tuxedo remix by Jean Tonique

We're dropping a 12" of Tuxedo remixes this summer. Here's one from Jean Tonique, remixing Tuxedo's "The Right Time." TUXEDO TOUR DATES 2015 May 22:... Read More

Tuxedo remixed by Kaytranada

Here's Tuxedo's "The Right Time" remixed by Kaytranada with Badbadnotgood on the drum set. Big shout to Kaytranada. Check out the original. TUXEDO TOUR DATES... Read More

Video: Tuxedo live in Los Angeles

Here's a clip of Tuxedo - Mayer Hawthorne, Jake One and band - performing live at their record release party in Los Angeles. The group... Read More

Tuxedo - So Good - Music Video

Tuxedo. This performance of "So Good" was found on VHS in the archives of Fresh Moves Dance School in Hawthorne CA, dated 1981. Read More

Photos: Stones Throw at SXSW 2015

Our SXSW event was March 20 at Empire Garage & Control Room. Photos by Daily Laurel. Empire Garage:  MILD HIGH CLUB / SILK RHODES /... Read More

Tuxedo's "Number One"

Here's the new video for "Number One" directed by M. Corey Witted. Mayer, Jake and the band will perform live on March 20th as a... Read More

GOLD – Tuxedo on cassette

In the store | TUXEDO - TUXEDO 2LP, Digital, CD, Cassette Tuxedo is Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One. Their debut album was released today on... Read More

Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One are Tuxedo

The two Grammy-nominated artists have teamed up to release their debut album Tuxedo (Stones Throw Records) In the store | TUXEDO - TUXEDO 2LP, Digital,... Read More

Tuxedo Doin' It live, Dutch TV

Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One finishing up a few dates as Tuxedo in Europe. They return to the US next week for the release of... Read More

Records are your best entertainment value

In the store | TUXEDO - TUXEDO 2LP The vinyl edition of Tuxedo – Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One's collaboration – is shipping now from... Read More

A Valentine's Day mixtape from Tuxedo

Step in the Name of Love, mixed by Tuxedo – Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One. "Get your two-step on to some of our favorite 80s... Read More

Tuxedo's postcard record

Feb 17 Update: On Feb. 10th we offered to give away 20 of these at random to anyone who signed up to our newsletter. We've... Read More

Tuxedo - "Do It (Flaunt Edwards Edit)"

Tuxedo is Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One. The mysterious Flaunt Edwards (aka J Rocc) has taken their track "Do It" to his chopping block, and... Read More

The inspiration: Mixtapes by Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne

Tuxedo is Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One. Their debut album is coming out on Stones Throw, March 3rd, 2015. + 2/LP Vinyl pre-order available at... Read More

Tuxedo - Wonderful Christmatime

Happy Holidays from Tuxedo, Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One. Here's "Wonderful Christmastime," written and originally recorded by a bro named Paul. Tuxedo's debut album is... Read More

Tuxedo – DO IT (video)

Tuxedo emerged last year with three tracks of smooth, synth-heavy, disco funk, and accompanied by no information whatsoever about the group except a greeting –... Read More

Tuxedo

Mayer Hawthorne (Aquarius) and Jake One (Taurus). They are descendants of the one-word moniker family of funk, where you will find groups such as Chic, Shalamar, Plush and Zapp. Their collaboration as Tuxedo began with an exchange of mixtapes way back in 2006.