Why did Timbaland stop making music?

Who is Timothy Zachery Mosley?

Timothy Zachery Mosley, better known as Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and record executive. He has received widespread acclaim for his innovative production work and distinctive "stuttering" rhythmic style.
In 2007, "The New York Times" called him "one of the most influential producers of the last 20 years". In 2012, MTV claimed "Timbaland has produced more hits than any other hip-hop producer."

He is credited as a key figure in the popularization of rap music and hip hop music, and is one of the producers who helped bring rap to its commercial and cultural peak. Timbaland worked with artists such as Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado. As a rapper he released several albums with fellow rapper Magoo.

Early life & Career

Timbaland was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of Barbara and Melvin Stewart. He grew up in an active musical household. His father was a jazz musician and his mother was a singer. His brother, Sebastian (B. J.), is three years his junior. Growing up, Timbaland spent much of his time in local youth participating in both music and sports.

He attended the High School of Performing Arts (Fame) in New York City and became proficient at playing the trumpet, drums, and guitar as well as designing sets for school plays and directing them for some of his fellow students' performances. He also played baseball for two years with the Norfolk Red Birds when he was 16 years old. At that time his mother and brother were living in Atlanta, Georgia. He also played the trumpet in his high school band.

In the mid 1980s, Timbaland and his family returned to New York City. After a brief period of living in his parents' home, Timbaland moved to Mt. Vernon., New York where he began attending Mt. Vernon High School with a new focus on his music career as opposed to sports. While attending high school, he began to develop an interest in the burgeoning hip-hop scene that was developing around him, especially after becoming friends with fellow musician Mark Sparks (later known as Magoo). He met producer Matt Dike from Columbia Records who gave Timbaland a tape of some beats he had done. He immediately took the tape to his friend Mark Sparks's house and played the beats over the phone. From there he started doing work for some local artists and producers such as DJ Jazzy Jay, Tuff Crew, and New York producer Mario Winans.

Why did Timbaland stop making music?

The reason Timbaland stopped making music was because he had a dispute with his record label, Jive. He also stated he was tired of being a producer and wanted to be a rapper.
Timbaland net worth is $60 million. He has earned this amount from his successful career as a producer and songwriter.

Does Timbaland still make music?

Yes, Timbaland is still making music. He has collaborated with artists such as Missy Elliot, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, and many more.
In February 2007, Timbaland was working on his latest album Shock Value II in Las Vegas and he was forced to leave the studio to be present at the birth of his second child. The album was released in March 2009.

In 2010 he produced the song "Morning After Dark" for American R&B group The Black Eyed Peas' fifth studio album The E.N.D., which reached number one in several countries around the world including Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
He has also produced a lot of songs for Justin Timberlake's third album FutureSex/LoveSounds, including the single "SexyBack".
In 2011 Timbaland produced the song "Carry Out" for Jay-Z and Beyoncé's collaborative album "".

In 2012, Timbaland co-produced the majority of songs on Justin Timberlake's fourth studio album The 20/20 Experience (including the lead single 'Suit & Tie') and also produced two songs for Nelly Furtado's sixth studio album The Spirit Indestructible.
Timbaland is currently working with Nelly Furtado on her seventh studio album.

What is Timbaland doing now?

Timbaland is currently working on a new album with his band Magoo called Underdogs. He is also working on a new album with Jay-Z, as well as a new Missy Elliot album. He has also been in the works of producing songs for Kanye West's upcoming fifth studio album.

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