Music Producer Timbaland Reflects On His Life's Work

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Singer Timbaland performs on stage at Twickenham Stadium on June 1, 2013, in London. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Gucci)

If you don’t know Timbaland by name, you’ve certainly heard his music.

For two decades now, Timothy Mosley, who goes by Timbaland, has been producing some of music’s biggest stars, including Missy Elliot, Jay-Z, Madonna and both of Justin Timberlake’s solo albums.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson spoke with Mosley last November about his life, his new memoir “The Emperor of Sound” — which comes out in paperback this week — and why he considers himself a musical genius.


Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, music producer, songwriter and rapper. He’s author of “The Emperor of Sound: A Memoir.” He tweets @Timbaland.

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