Timothy Zachery Mosley (born March 10, 1972), known professionally as Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter, and record executive. He has received widespread acclaim for his innovative production work and distinctive "stuttering" rhythmic style. In 2007, Entertainment Weekly stated that "just about every current pop trend can be traced back to him — from sultry, urban-edged R&B songstresses ... to the art of incorporating avant-garde sounds into No. 1 hits."
Timbaland's first full credit production work was in 1996 on Ginuwine...the Bachelor for R&B singer Ginuwine. Further work on Aaliyah's second studio album One in a Million (1996) and Missy Elliott's debut studio album Supa Dupa Fly (1997) made him a prominent producer for R&B and hip hop artists. As a rapper he initially released several albums with fellow rapper Magoo, followed by his debut solo album T...
|Born||10 Mar. 1972 (Age: 50), in Norfolk|
|Role(s)||Producer (executive)ProducerPerformerWriterOther VocalsMix|
|Label(s)||Interscope RecordsBlackground RecordsWarner Bros. RecordsBlackground Entertainment[no label]Mosley Music GroupAftermath EntertainmentFireflyGeffen RecordsSpinnin' Records|
|Label management||Beatclub Records (label founder)Mosely (label founder)Mosley Music Group LLC (label founder)Timbaland Music Inc. (producer position)Timbaland Productions (producer position)|