Timbaland

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  • Birth Name: Timothy Z. Mosley
  • Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Music producer, Hip-hop artist
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Fast Facts

  • His influences include Prince and Rick James.
  • Formed a short-lived group, Surrounded by Idiots, with future super-producer Pharrell Williams (of Neptunes fame) while in high school.
  • Survived two brushes with death: a shooting that left him partially paralyzed for nine months and an auto accident that took the life of his passenger.
  • Was given his "Timbaland" moniker by Jodeci's Devante Swing.
  • Was high-school friends with Missy Elliott; produced many of her albums, including her debut, Supa Dupa Fly.
  • In 2006, founded the record label Mosely Music Group.
  • Has his own 5,000-square-foot studio in Virginia Beach and does most of his producing there.

Awards

  • 2014, Grammy — Best R&B Song: Winner
  • 2013, Grammy — Best R&B Song: Winner
  • 2006, Grammy — Best Dance Recording: Winner
  • 2008, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Hip-Hop Song: Winner
  • 2007, Grammy — Best Dance Recording: Winner

Relationships

  • Garland Mosley — Brother
  • Latrice Mosley — Mother
  • Monique Idlett — Wife
  • Garland Mosley — Father
  • Reign Mosley — Daughter

Details

  • Birth Name: Timothy Z. Mosley
  • Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Music producer, Hip-hop artist

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