As is often the case with producers as influential as he is, the world will struggle to appreciate just how groundbreaking Timbaland‘s work is until we’re a decade or so removed from it.
Crafting the sounds of debut acts who have now gone on to become just as iconic as he is ten years down the line, it’s his work for Aaliyah that seen him secure the most praise and acclaim- solidifying his status as one of the greatest maestros of all time.
Want to know what he thought of the use of her voice in new songs crafted by Drake and Chris Brown.
His take below…
While we hope the chopping and screwing of Aaliyah vocals to create new songs comes to an end, we can’t but disagree with Timbo a little.
For, the likelihood that he would be the only producer she would have worked with had she still been alive is slim to none.
In saying that, there’s no doubt that new Aaliyah music without his input and her family’s full approval will never be right, even though ‘Enough Said’ turned out to be the gem that it is.
So, let us know…
Are you anticipating the new posthumous Aaliyah album?