Aug 17 2011

Timbaland: The Origins of a Hit Machine


Timothy Mosley – Timbaland to you and me—was born in 1972. His dad worked for Amtrak and his mom for a homeless shelter. They raised him in Norfolk, home to the world’s largest naval base, and he later built a mas­sive recording studio nearby, in a Virginia Beach industrial park. “Ain’t nothing spectacular about it,” Timbaland said of the racially mixed suburban area where he grew up. “Ain’t nothing going on out there, really.”
Full story here: http://ascap.com/playback/2011/05/Faces_Places/Rhythm_Soul/Timbaland.aspx