Timbaland

Timbaland

Timothy Zachery Mosley, aka Timbaland, is a rapper, record producer and songwriter. Together with Magoo was a member of the hip hop duo Timbaland & Magoo. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, March 10th 1971; he began his career as a DJ during the years of high school, performing with DJ Timmy Tim pseudonyms or DJ Tiny Tim and collaborating with rapper Melvin Barcliff, known as Magoo.

He was soon noticed by the singer Missy Elliott, that was really excited about his material. He moved to New York where he had based the Swing Mob (record label owned by producer and singer DeVante Swing). After changing the name Timbaland, crippling the name of well-known brand of boots that he usually wears , along with Magoo and Missy Elliott founded the musical group Sista just below the Swing Mob DeVante.

The first major production came in 1996 with “Ginuwine … the Bachelor” for R & B singer Ginuwine. After the work with the abum “One in a Million” (1996) Timbaland become one of the best producer in the world of hip hop and R & B in 1998 also making his debut solo debut album “Tim’s Bio”.

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