New Missy Elliott Album Is On Its Way, According To Timbaland
At this point, it's almost been a decade since Missy Elliott's last album, The Cookbook, was released. With an appearance at the BET Awards and an interview hinting at new material both occurring earlier this year, Elliott is now on the brink of finishing her seventh album, at least according to Timbaland.
Timbaland Says "Opera Noir" Is His "Grand Finale"
It's been a long road for Timbaland's new album. After announcing a name-change from Textbook Timbo to Opera Noir in May, we haven't received any more updates on the album process. We've heard a few potential album leaks, including a "Bounce" demo with Jay Z, however nothing really official.
Timbaland Sued $500K By Australian Concert Promoter
For Timbaland, it's now too late to 'pologize for concerts he double-booked in 2008. Claiming that the Virginia Beach producer booked shows in Finland that overlapped with Australian tour dates (at which he was a no-show), an Australian concert promoter is demanding that Timbo return the half of his million dollar deal that he received prior to the concerts.
Timbaland Announces New Album Title
Timbaland continues to iron out the details of his fourth studio album, and once again its gone through a name change. Previously called Textbook Timbo (and before that, Rebirth), the album is now going to be called Opera Noir. What do you think of that change?
Cover Art And Release Date Revealed For Posthumous Michael Jackson Album "XSCAPE"
It's hard to believe MJ passed away nearly five years ago now, isn't it? In case you hadn't heard, Epic Records have teamed up with Michael Jackson's estate for the release of a posthumous album from the fallen King Of Pop. Titled XSCAPE, it's scheduled for release on May 13th, with an iTunes pre-order starting tomorrow (check out the official cover art in the gallery above.)
Petey Pablo Released From Prison, Working With Timbaland
Petey Pablo has been locked up for the last 2 years on a gun smuggling charge. The "Raise Up" rapper was sentenced to 35 months when he attempted to take a stolen gun through airport security back in September of 2010. 4 months ahead of schedule, Petey has been released, and he's apparently ready to jump headfirst into the rap game once again. In fact, he's already got some work with Timbaland lined up.
Mase Working With Timbaland On New Album, Previews Track
Mase already made a comeback album, but his hiatus since Welcome Back has lasted twice as long as his initial break, so his upcoming Now We Even project will serve as the Harlem rapper's second consecutive comeback album. The Bad Boy legend has already begun work on the album, for which he expressed interest in working with the likes of Lauryn Hill, 2 Chainz, Seal, CeeLo Green, Meek Mill, Beyoncé, Fabolous, Dipset, and Ariana Grande.
Timbaland Is Working On A New Jodeci Album
Jodeci back? As predicted by Drake and J. Cole's 2013 track, the legendary R&B quartet will be reuniting for a comeback project-- or so says Timabland. According to the producer, he'll be working alongside the group on their new project. The reunion marks an important moment for Tim as well, who began his career by collaborating with Jodeci.
Meek Mill Is Working With Timbaland On His New Album
Meek Mill dropped his hyped mixtape, Dreamchasers 3 in the second half of 2013, but details are still scarce on his sophomore album. While we still don't have a title or release date for Meek's follow-up to Dreams & Nightmares, he has revealed a pretty exciting production collaboration.
Top Tracks Of The Week: November 11-17
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Jhene Aiko, Jeezy, The Weekend, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
Timbaland Changes Title Of Upcoming Album; Previews New Jay Z Track
Timbaland can’t seem to make up his mind when it comes to the title of his upcoming album. We first heard that we're going to get Shock Value 3, then last Spring Timbo started calling the album Rebirth. Now fast forward to last night, and Timbaland has revealed yet another name for his upcoming album.
Timbaland's Wife Files For Divorce
With the year that he’s currently having, it’s hard to think that anything would not go in Timbaland’s favor. Unfortunately that’s not the case as today it’s being reported that Timbo and his wife are calling it quits after five years of marriage.
Jay Z, Timbaland, & Chris Martin Took The London Subway To Their Latest Gig
You may remember when Jay Z took the New York Subway to his show at the Barclay's center a couple years back-- well now Jigga has taken to public transportation once again, with a couple friends in tow. The rapper is in London for a four-night stint at the O2 Arena, and yesterday he decided to take the tube to his show. Hov was joined by Timbaland, as well as Coldplay's Chris Martin in his venture, and apparently made sure to talk and interact with fans as he made his way to the venue.
Review: Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience - Part 2 of 2"
Justin Timberlake fans are still basking in the martini-drinking, suit-wearing, gold-plated visions of The 20/20 Experience, but the pop crooner’s sights are already set on the steamy after party. The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 evokes the grit, sweat and sex missing from the first iteration, which took its extravagant vibe to the top of the charts as the best-selling record of 2013 so far.
Timbaland Unveils New Michael Jackson Project
Timbaland has worked with some of the biggest names ever including Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Aaliyah, Missy, and the list could go on and on. However for his next act, the super producer is going to work with Michael Jackson on a new project. Yeah, that's right. Talking to Revolt TV, Timbaland revealed details on a collaboration he has with the late King of Pop. He explains that Epic Records CEO, L.A. Reid, approached him with the idea and even visited his home.
Timbaland Apologizes To Chris Brown Over Comments On Working With Aaliyah Posthumously
Timbaland is known to be protective over collaborations with Aaliyah.
Timbaland Announces New Nas Record "Sinatra In The Sand" ft. Justin Timberlake & Jay Z
In a brief preview clip of Timbaland's upcoming interview with REVOLT TV, the super-producer revealed a new Nas record that came about during the Magna Carta Holy Grail recording sessions. "Nas got a song right now with him, Jay, and Justin, and it’s completely stupid," says Timbo. "It’s called 'Sinatra In The Sand' and Justin sounds like Frank Sinatra." Also, it looks like he'll be contributing heavily to the veteran emcee's next project. "I told Jay this, the person that gets me from Hip Hop now, their album is really gonna be phenomenal, and that’s Nas."
Timbaland Pens Apology To Jay-Z On New Song "Sorry"
Throughout the many interviews we've seen from both Timbaland and Jay-Z leading up to, and following the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, we've learned that they were not on good terms until shortly before the recording process.
Justin Timberlake Reveals Artwork For "The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)"
Justin Timberlake just let go of the new single for The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2), and has now released the official artwork, which is very similar to it's predecessor, differing only in color. The album will contain 11 new tracks, and be available September 30th. View the artwork in the gallery above, and pre-order the project here. Listen to "Take Back The Night" below.
Timbaland Discusses Reconciling With Jay-Z For "Magna Carta", Calls It His Best Album
There were a lot of producers recruited for Jay-Z's latest event-album Magna Carta Holy Grail, but no one is as prominent on the album as Timbaland. While Jay and Timbo have worked together consistently in the past, they had reached a point where they were no longer close-- something they had to get over to make MCHG happen.