All signs appear to indicate that Timbaland is preparing for a huge year. The legendary producer lined his Instagram with snippets, including a brief overview of future collaborations with Justin Timberlake and Kanye West. Saying that big Timbo has some heat in the stash is safe, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see him return to the fold in a big way. Variety has now announced that Timbaland has formally entered into an agreement with Def Jam Records, a specific long – term joint venture agreement.
The deal will unite Timbo’s Mosley Music Group with Def Jam records, and CEO Paul Rosenberg was quick to praise Timbo’s contributions to the cause. “Timbaland is nothing short of a living legend, having redefined and pushed the sound of hip-hop forward for decades,” said Rosenberg. “We are so proud and excited to partner with him on this next chapter of his remarkable journey.”
Timbaland gave back the favor, praising in kind Rosenberg and his new label. “We are happy to be partners with Paul Rosenberg and Def Jam,” Tim praises. “Paul has an entrepreneurial perspective on our industry, as he comes not only from the company’s label side, but also from management. Our Mosley Music team and roster are proud to be aligned with such an iconic label as Def Jam.” Expect great things from Timbo and his Mosley Music family.