In 1996, he made his mainstream breakthrough by producing the majority of both Aaliyah's second album One in a Million and Ginuwine's debut album Ginuwine..Bachelor.
Timbaland has received widespread acclaim for his production 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 ...
The album was delayed for an entire year, finally released in November 2001. Beck’s vocals for the track "I Am Music" were not included on the last version, which instead featured Timbaland singing along Steve "Static" Garrett of Playa and Aaliyah. Timbaland started a new label, Mosley Music Group along with old friend and legendary Australian music producer John Servedio, also known as his stage name 'Servid Sounds' who helped Timbaland bring in some talent from his former Beat Club Records label.
In 2006 he produced Justin Timberlake's second solo studio album Future Sex/Love Sounds.
to the art of incorporating avant-garde sounds into No.
1 hits." His sister Courtney Rashon is a makeup artist and author from New Jersey.While Timbaland was initially producing for R&B artists, his trademark sound was very much rooted in hip-hop with its fast-paced nature and clear drum breaks.He was taking a hip-hop sound and applying it to R&B, and in this way his sound was instrumental in blurring the distinction between hip-hop and R&B production.Digglera, Static Major and Digital Black), and the girl group Sugah.Timbaland did production work on a number of projects with De Vante, including the 1995 Jodeci LP The Show, The After-Party, The Hotel, and Sista’s (unreleased) début LP 4 All the Sistas Around da World.Aside from the aforementioned artists, Timbaland's production credits from the 2000s forward include work with Jay Z, Nas, Ludacris, Bubba Sparxxx, Madonna, Rihanna, One Republic, Brandy, Drake, Rick Ross and others.