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Hip Hop Awards 2023: Timbaland's Top 5 Collaborations

Hear Timbo's production skills take center stage in these classic records.

Timbaland, the legendary producer and beatmaker, is known for creating musical magic when he collaborates with other artists. Over the years, he has teamed up with various musicians, resulting in chart-topping hits and timeless classics.

During the “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2023, the superproducer was honored with the prestigious "Rock The Bells Cultural Influence Award,” presented by the founder and CEO of Rock The Bells, LL Cool J. In honor of the recognition, we’re checking out five artists' collaborations that brought out the best in the iconic musician.

  • Aaliyah - “One in a Million”

    Timbaland's collaboration with Aaliyah produced some of the most iconic R&B tracks of the '90s.

  • Ginuwine - “Pony”

    The track’s seductive vibe and innovative production techniques established both artists as trendsetters in the genre.

  • Missy Elliott - “Get Ur Freak On”

    When Timbaland and Missy Elliott join forces, you can expect nothing but brilliance. “Get Ur Freak On” is a prime example of their collaborative genius.

  • Nelly Furtado - “Promiscuous”

    Timbaland's production gave Furtado's career a new direction. The song's catchy beat and playful lyrics made it an instant hit.

  • Justin Timberlake - “Cry Me a River”

    Timbaland played a pivotal role in shaping Justin Timberlake's solo career. “Cry Me a River” not only showcased Timberlake's vocal prowess but also highlighted Timbaland's ability to create emotionally charged beats.

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