Famous as :Record producer, rapper
Birth Name :Timothy Z. Mosley
Birth Date :March 10, 1971
Birth Place :Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Spouse :Monique Idlett (publicist, since 10-Jun-08 - filed for divorce)
Claim to fame :Single "Give It to Me" (2007)
Keeps sticking in the industry though the competition is stiff with the appearance of many younger talented artists, Timbaland definitely is the pro. Suddenly everybody wants to work with the hottest producer in town. Def Jam Recording artist Fabolous demanded him to give a hand on his single "Make Me Better", Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke was desperate for his assistance and even Madonna trusted him to guide her R&B passion. After helps catapulting numerous artists to stardom, Timbaland deserves to enjoy the piece that he solely owns. His second solo album "Timbaland Presents Shock Value" was released on April 3, 2007 and seized the 5th post on the US Billboard 200, moving 138,000 copies in the first week. It was his best chart topping effort in his entire solo career. The same fate, only better, happened to his first single "Give It to Me" featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake that absorbed 148,000 digital downloads and smashed the #1 slot in Billboard 100. He is most wanted for one solid reason. His works can't cheat to receive the good reviews.