TUXEDO Releases Official Music Video for “The Tuxedo Way”

Critically-acclaimed funk duo Tuxedo (Grammy-nominated R&B/soul recording artist Mayer Hawthorne and Grammy-nominated hip-hop producer Jake One) has released the official music video for “The Tuxedo Way,” the lead single off their new album,Tuxedo III. CLICK HERE to watch and check out the first look via Vibe.com.

“The Tuxedo Way” video captures the party-starting anthem’s danceable spirit by showcasing some of the world’s best poppers. Directed by Ian Eastwood (former member of Mos Wanted Crew as featured on America’s Best Dance CrewWorld of Dance season 1), the new video features one of the originators of the “popping” style, Popin’ Pete [Timothy Earl Solomon] (of the legendary Electric Boogaloos crew), along with the world-renowned talents of Jaja Vankova (So You Think You Can Dance season 12 finalist; America’s Best Dance Crew season 6 champion), Alan “Kid Boogie” LealLily Frias (America’s Best Dance Crew season 7), Marie Poppins (America’s Best Dance Crew 8), Hector “Bean” Flores (America’s Best Dance Crew season 7), and Shockwave, in addition to Eastwood.

Tuxedo is currently in the midst of a summer headlining tour in support of the new album. The 21-date outing, which features a five-piece live band, continues tonight at Thalia Hall in Chicago and then makes its way to Minneapolis, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco and Santa Cruz before stopping in Los Angeles August 23rd at the Globe Theatre and wrapping August 24th in San Diego. See below for full list of remaining tour dates and visit www.tuxedofunk.com for ticketing information.


Tuesday, August 13

Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall

Wednesday, August 14

Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center

Saturday, August 17

Seattle, WA @ The Showbox

Sunday, August 18

Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club

Monday, August 19

Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom

Wednesday, August 21

San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom

Thursday, August 22

Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst

Friday, August 23

Los Angeles, CA @ The Globe Theater

Saturday, August 24

San Diego, CA @ The Observatory

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