Timbaland

Mar
31
Michael Jackson Album ‘Xscape’ Set for May Release

Xscape

The King of Pop lives on. Five years after his death, Epic Records, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will release the posthumous album Xscape.

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Mar
7
Timbaland Previews Michael Jackson Collaboration ‘Slave to the Rhythm’

Timbaland and Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is getting the Timbaland treatment. As part of his “Timbaland Thursdays” series, the super-producer has released a snippet of “Slave to the Rhythm,” his collaboration with the King of Pop. The minute-long track features unreleased vocals from the late legend over one of Timbo’s coveted beats.

“She’s a slave to the rhythm of love,” sings MJ.

A song of the same name leaked in 2010, while just last year, a pop-dance version featuring Justin Bieber surfaced.

In August, Timbaland announced that he had been working with L.A. Reid on a posthumous project from Jackson and that the first single would be a song entitled “Chicago.”

Get a taste of what Timbo has in store.

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Feb
3
Timbaland to Produce New Jodeci Album

Timbaland

Timbaland is letting another secret out of the bag. The super-producer has announced plans to produce Jodeci’s new album.

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Jan
25
Rap-Up TV: Meek Mill Enlists Rita Ora, Timbaland for Sophomore Album

The Maybach Music crew is gearing up for a big year ahead with new albums from Rick Ross, Wale, and Meek Mill, who plans to drop his sophomore LP this spring. While attending the launch of “REVOLT Live” in Hollywood, the Philly MC revealed that he has recorded over 80 songs and collaborated with the likes of DJ Khaled and Rita Ora, who appears on a song called “I’ma Ride.”

“It’s fire. Just know I’m spittin’ on it,” Meek exclusively told Rap-Up TV. “[Rita's] singin’. She’s sounding very good on it. Hopefully the people love it when it drops.”

Timbaland has also lent his production skills. “That’s the OG,” said Meek. “Me and Timbaland always kickin’ it for the last year or two, so I seen him one day, I was playin’ some music for him and Hov, and he was like, he wanna go in and make some magic. I was all the way with that.”

So what can fans expect from the follow-up to his 2012 debut Dreams and Nightmares? “You can expect just quality music,” explained Meek, who still hasn’t decided on a title. “You know me, I’m a street rapper. I come with that street shit, so I’m just comin’ with that on another level right now and takin’ them to a different place.”

During his recent trip to Miami, he met up in the studio with Justin Bieber. “I seen him the day before he got locked up. We just was chillin’,” said Meek, who shared his support for the Biebs following his arrest.

“He’s a kid. Kids gon’ be kids. Everybody’s not perfect.”

Jan
13
Meek Mill Teams with Timbaland for New Album

Meek Mill and Timbaland

Jay Z, BeyoncĂ©, and Justin Timberlake have all benefitted from Timbaland’s talents, and now the super-producer is applying his platinum touch to Meek Mill’s sophomore album.

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Oct
23
Timbaland Announces ‘Textbook Timbo’ Album, Previews New Jay Z Song

Timbaland

Timbaland enjoyed a resurgence this year by producing No. 1 albums for Jay Z and Justin Timberlake, and now he’s readying his own long-awaited project.

During the “Magna Carter World Tour” stop in Antwerp, Belgium, the super-producer announced that his upcoming album will be titled Textbook Timbo (It was previously titled Shock Value III before being renamed Rebirth).

He also gave fans a taste of new music by previewing a Jay Z song, reportedly called “Bounce,” during Robinson Cano’s birthday bash. It’s unknown if the track will appear on his album or another project.

Timbo will join Mr. Carter on the U.S. leg of his tour, which kicks off on Nov. 30 at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center.

Hear a live clip of the Jay Z-assisted track below.

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Oct
16
Timbaland’s Wife Files for Divorce

Monique Idlett and Timbaland

Timbaland and his wife are calling it quits. After five years of marriage, Monique Mosley has filed for divorce from the super-producer.

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