Timbaland

Genres: Action & Adventure Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
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Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
Links online: BBC Music MySpace Official Homepage Wikipedia

Biography

Timothy Mosley, 10 March 1971, Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Timbaland established himself as one of the hottest producers of the 90s and 00s thanks to his highly acclaimed work with hip-hop and R&B artists including Aaliyah, Missy Elliott and Ginuwine.

Since the late 80s Mosley has worked on and off with rapper Magoo and childhood friend Elliott, both fellow Virginians, and songwriter Steve ‘Static’ Garrett. Timbaland’s concerted efforts to break into the music business bore its first fruits on Jodeci’s Diary Of A Mad Band and The Show, The After-Party, The Hotel, co-writing the latter’s ‘Bring On Da Funk’. His real breakthrough came in 1996, when he wrote and produced Ginuwine’s debut Ginuwine... The Bachelor and Aaliyah’s One In A Million, the follow-up to her R. Kelly -produced debut. Timbaland worked his magic touch on stand-out tracks such as ‘Pony’ (Ginuwine) and ‘If Your Girl...

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