Timbaland Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th March 2016

Tweet: "Happy Born-Day, my brother! We've done so many special things together through music but, your friendship and brotherhood away from the spotlight goes way beyond that!! Love you for life, man!!!! Enjoy your day!" Justin Timberlake celebrates his producer pal Timbaland's 44th birthday on Thursday (10Mar16).

17th August 2015

Tweet: "bigups to the whole cast & production crew on #StraightOuttaCompton for smashing the 1st weekend box office numbers. thats major (sic)!!!" Superproducer Timbaland congratulates Ice Cube and Dr. Dre and their crew on the success of their N.w.a. biopic STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, which shot to number one on the North American box office.

4th March 2014

Fact: Hitmaker Timbaland has joined a U.S. Tv series as the drama's songwriter and producer. Created by film director Lee Daniels and actor Danny Strong, Empire stars Hustle & Flow castmates Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Timbaland will create new music for the show.

17th December 2013

Fact: Justin Timberlake showed off his drumming talents on Beyonce's new track Yonce by playing the beat on a bucket. The track was produced by mutual pal Timbaland.

9th July 2013

Fact: The voice of superproducer Timbaland's young daughter Reign features at the start of Jay Z's song La Familia, from his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail.

6th June 2013

Fact: Justin Timberlake, Jay Z, Nas and Timbaland have hit the recording studio to work on new music. A photo of the stars laughing and drinking together around a keyboard was posted online on Wednesday (05Jun13) by Lenny S., an executive at Jay Z's label Roc Nation, alongside the caption, "Jay x Jt x Nas x TIMBO Rat Pack s**t. For some this is 'Work'... For us it's just Fun."

20th February 2013

Quote: "We had dinners with the producers every day, like a family. It was like a camp. Weekends off. You could go and jump in the pool and ride bikes... The ocean and grass and sunshine... It was a really safe place." Beyonce made sure to have fun with her collaborator pals Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and The-Dream while recording new music in the posh Hamptons area in New York.

11th February 2013

Fact: Justin Timberlake made a surprise appearance at the launch of the United Nations Foundation's new mobile initiative, mPowering Action, on Friday night (08Feb13) when he joined his producer pal Timbaland onstage for a performance of their hit song Carry Out. Guests at the Los Angeles bash included Twilight co-stars Kellan Lutz and Nikki Reed, and the singer's former 'N Sync bandmate Joey Fatone.

6th February 2013

Fact: Kylie Minogue, Timbaland and Deadmau5 will perform at Roc Nation's second annual post-Grammy benefit concert at the House of Blues in Los Angeles on Sunday (10Feb13).

18th July 2012

Fact: Hip-hop superproducer Timbaland is following his rap peers Pharrell Williams, Ludacris and Dr. Dre into the alcohol business - he's launching his own beverage, Le Sutra Sparkling Liqueur.

16th December 2011

Quote: "It's probably hard to be married to me. It's not easy. I'm a musical genius. I'm weird, I do crazy things, it's not like the average norm. But I'm a loving guy." R&B icon Timbaland feels for his wife Monique.

25th August 2011

Fact: Demi Lovato's new album features A-list talent - Timbaland and Missy Elliot are just some of the artists she has recruited.

9th June 2010

Quote: "I feel like everyone's now doing what I did on The Way I Are. I started it and they followed, so I felt I had to come up with a new style." Superproducer Timbaland hates 'copycat' artists.

18th May 2010

Fact: Superproducer Timbaland will be honoured at the upcoming VH1 Hip Hop Honors for his contributions to the rap industry. The Virginia native will be hailed alongside his peers in a special ceremony focusing on talent from 'The Dirty South', which will air in the U.S. on 7 June (10).

30th June 2009

Quote: "I had an opportunity to work with Michael coming up, before the tour, and it’s been wild. The same thing happened to me when I was supposed to work with Biggie Smalls before he passed. It’s kind of a sad day... but a good day because his music lives on." Super producer Timbaland remembers Michael Jackson.

16th January 2009

Fact: A new track by Justin Timberlake and Timbaland has been leaked on the internet. The song, believed to be called BIGGER THAN THE WORLD, was posted on ThisIs50.com on Thursday (15Jan09).

30th July 2008

Fact: Actor Denis Leary has signed on to host the fifth annual Fashion Rocks event in New York City. Network bosses have added performers including Timbaland, Solange Knowles and THE Pussycat Dolls to the fashion and music extravaganza's line-up, taking place on 5 September (08).

17th July 2008

Quote: "I'm doing that album just like Pink Floyd's THE WALL - it's a movie more than an album... It's the best work I've ever done." Super producer Timbaland has high hopes for rocker Chris Cornell's upcoming solo album.

4th July 2008

Fact: R+B singer Omarion has signed to superproducer Timbaland's record label, Mosley Music Group. The former B2K member was dropped from Epic Records/Sony Urban earlier this year (08).

15th April 2008

Quote: "We had to take turns in putting our foot down. I wasn't used to doing that, but I have the highest heel." Madonna on having to battle out her artistic preferences with 4 MINUTES collaborators Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.

2nd February 2008

Fact: Superproducer Timbaland has been named the U.K.'s biggest selling singles artist of 2007. Combined sales of his hit songs THE WAY I ARE with Keri Hilson, APOLOGIZE with OneRepublic, GIVE IT TO ME featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, and AYO TECHNOLOGY with Timberlake and 50 Cent have exceeded 1 million units.

1st February 2008

Fact: Madonna presented Justin Timberlake with a cupcake and champagne for his 27th birthday while the pair were on the London set of her new music video, 4 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD. The track - which also features superproducer Timbaland - will appear on Madonna's as-yet-unnamed new album, due later this year (08).

30th January 2008

Fact: Justin Timberlake and Timbaland appear in the video for Madonna's upcoming single 4 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD, which the two men co-wrote and co-produced.

15th October 2007

Quote: "Duran Duran were on the Timbaland express; we had merged, cross-pollinated and created the genesis of a new sound for us all." NICK RHODES waxes lyrical about the band's collaboration with the superproducer.

8th August 2007

Fact: Superproducer Timbaland has been named artistic director of next month's (Sep07) MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas.

18th March 2007

Quote: "I don't want to be Nelly Furtado and I don't want to spend $250,000 on a song I didn't write." Lily Allen has no plans to work with superproducer Timbaland.

9th August 2006

Quote: "I don't think about other people. I'm above everybody. My music is on a whole 'nother level. I'm up here and everybody else is over there." Super-producer Timbaland feels no need to compete with his so-called rivals.

8th August 2006

Quote: "A lot of people think it's weird her working with me, but I think it's how she sings on top of my beats that make it." Hip-hop producer Timbaland is blown away by his collaborations with Icelandic virtuoso BJORK.


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