Jake One

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Jake One
Birth nameJacob Dutton
Born1976
OriginSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)Producer
Instrumentssampler, keyboards, synthesizer
Years active1992–present
Labels
Associated acts

Jacob Dutton, better known as Jake One (born 1976),[1] is an American hip hop record producer from Seattle, Washington.[2][3]

Biography[edit]

Dutton grew up in the Central District and moved to the North End of Seattle when he was 15.[3] He started making music on a Casio keyboard in 1992.[4] He attended the University of Washington and gave a tape of his music to a friend who worked in a local record store. One of the store's other employees, the DJ Mr. Supreme heard the tape, and when he set up his Conception Records label, he used Dutton to create backing tracks.[3] The first record he produced was Eclipse's "World Premier".[4] His early influences included Pete Rock, Dr. Dre, DJ Premier, and Marley Marl.[5]

He was a part of the G-Unit production team, The Money Management Group. His first album credited to Jake One, White Van Music, was released on October 7, 2008 on Rhymesayers Entertainment, which features contributions from Brother Ali, Young Buck, De La Soul, M.O.P., Freeway, D.Black, DOOM, Slug, and Keak da Sneak.[6][7][8]

He has had tracks included on the soundtracks to films such as Get Rich or Die Tryin' (50 Cent's "I Don't Know Officer"), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift ("Jake Alert"), and Gone Baby Gone. [9][10][11]

In 2010, Jake One released two collaborative albums, The Stimulus Package with Freeway and Patience with Truthlive.[12][13]

He also produced Brother Ali's full-length album Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color on Rhymesayers Entertainment.

Tuxedo[edit]

Together with Mayer Hawthorne, Jake One forms funk duo Tuxedo. Together, they have released two studio albums: Tuxedo (self-titled) on March 3, 2015 and Tuxedo II March 24, 2017, both through Stones Throw Records.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[14]
US
R&B

[15]
White Van Music 94
The Stimulus Package
(with Freeway)
  • Released: February 16, 2010
  • Label: Rhymesayers
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
63 19
Tuxedo
(with Mayer Hawthorne)
  • Released: March 3, 2015
  • Label: Stones Throw
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
16
Prayer Hands Emoji
  • Released: October 21, 2016
  • Label: Street Corner Music/Rappers I Know
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
Tuxedo II
(with Mayer Hawthorne)
  • Released: March 24, 2017
  • Label: Stones Throw
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jake One - Biography". last.fm. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2018-12-16.
  2. ^ Palermo, Thomas (2008) "Jake One Readies New Album", XLR8R, September 5, 2008
  3. ^ a b c Matos, Michaelangelo (2004) "Rocketship Blowing Up", Seattle Weekly, November 10, 2004
  4. ^ a b Fleury, Serge (2007) "Jake ONE - Numero Uno", Six Shot, 22 December 2007
  5. ^ "Jake One", Built From Skratch, 2008
  6. ^ Ketchum, William E. III (2008) "Producer's Corner: Jake One", hiphopdx, May 9, 2008
  7. ^ Sawyers, Hubert III (2007) "In The Crates", Drop Magazine, July 31, 2007
  8. ^ Hale, Andreas (2008) "Little Brother, Freeway, Young Buck & MF Doom On One Album?", hiphopdx, April 1, 2008
  9. ^ Get Rich or Die Tryin' production credits, New York Times
  10. ^ The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift production credits, The New York Times
  11. ^ Gone Baby Gone production credits, The New York Times
  12. ^ Ballerstatus.com, BallerStatus
  13. ^ Hiphopsite.com, HipHopSite
  14. ^ "Jake One Album & Song Chart History – Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
  15. ^ "Jake One Album & Song Chart History – R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2016-08-16.

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