Timbaland releases another track (see “White Wedding”, “Redbone” and “Wobbley”) in the mere span of 24 hours. This time the new track is titled “Party Anthem” and comes featuring Missy Elliott, T-Pain and Lil Wayne. Listen to the new single below:
Timothy Zachery Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American record producer, songwriter and rapper. Timbaland’s first full credit production work was in 1996 on Ginuwine…the Bachelor for R&B singer Ginuwine. After further work on Aaliyah’s 1996 album One in a Million and Missy Elliott’s 1997 album Supa Dupa Fly, Timbaland became a prominent producer for R&B and hip-hop artists. As a rapper he initially released several albums with fellow rapper Magoo, but later released his debut solo album Tim’s Bio in 1998. In 2007, Timbaland released the first album in his Shock Value series, Timbaland Presents: Shock Value. Then In 2009 Timbaland Presents: Shock Value II. It is expected that Timbaland will release Timbaland Presents: Shock Value III in 2012. His work ranges from Aaliyah, Ginuwine, Missy Elliott, as well as other r&B artists of the mid-90’s, to Jay-Z, LL Cool J, Ludacris, and other hip-hop artists of the early and mid 2000’s. In 2006 he produced Justin Timberlake’s monumental FutureSex/LoveSounds, which sold over 10 million copies worldwide and spawned hits such as Summer Love, Sexyback, My Love, What Goes Around… Comes Around, Until The End of Time. Also in 2006 he produced Nelly Furtado’s Loose, which also sold 10 million copies worldwide and had hits such as Promiscuous, Maneater, and Say it Right. In 2006 and 2007 alone, Timbaland was responsible for 11 billboard top 10 singles, including the number one’s Sexyback, What Goes Around, My Love, Promiscuous, Say it Right, and Give It To Me. Due to these feats he is widely regarded in the musical community as one of the greatest and most influential producers of all time, and a pioneer of R&B, Hip-Hop, as well as Pop Music.
About Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo, The B.G.’z, with B.G.. In 1996, Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys, which also included rappers Juvenile, B.G., and Young Turk. Hot Boys debuted with Get It How U Live! that year. Lil Wayne gained most of his success with the group’s major selling album Guerrilla Warfare (1999).
Lil Wayne’s debut studio album, Tha Block Is Hot (1999), was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His next albums, Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002), were certified Gold. He reached higher popularity with Tha Carter (2004), which included the single “Go D.J.”, also appearing on Destiny’s Child’s top ten single “Soldier” that year. The album was followed by Tha Carter II (2005) and several mixtapes and collaborations throughout 2006 and 2007. Tha Carter III (2008) became Lil Wayne’s most successful album to date, with first-week sales of over 1 million copies in the United States. It included the number-one single “Lollipop”, as well as “A Milli” and “Got Money”, and won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
Lil Wayne’s debut rock album, Rebirth (2010), was certified Gold despite a generally negative critical response. In March 2010, Lil Wayne began serving an 8-month prison sentence in New York after being convicted of criminal possession of a weapon stemming from an incident in July 2007. I Am Not a Human Being (2010) was released during his prison sentence. His ninth album and first since his release, Tha Carter IV (2011), sold 964,000 copies in its first week of availability in the U.S. It featured “6 Foot 7 Foot”, “How to Love”, and “She Will”. On September 27, 2012, Lil Wayne passed Elvis Presley as the male with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 109 songs.
About Missy Elliot
Melissa Arnette “Missy” Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Elliott, with record sales of over thirty million in the United States, is the only female rapper to have six albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one double platinum for her 2002 album Under Construction. Elliott is known for a series of hits and diverse music videos, including “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)”, “Hot Boyz”, “Get Ur Freak On”, “One Minute Man”, “4 My People”, “Work It”, “Pass That Dutch”, and “Lose Control”. In addition, she has worked extensively as a songwriter and producer for other artists, both alone and with her fellow producer and childhood friend Timbaland, with whom she received her first production credit on R&B singer Ginuwine’s 1996’s album Ginuwine…the Bachelor.
Faheem Rasheed Najm (born September 30, 1985), who goes by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in 2005. In 2007, T-Pain released his second studio album Epiphany, which reached number one on the Billboard 200. His third studio album, Thr33 Ringz, was released in 2008. T-Pain has earned two Grammy Awards alongside artists Kanye West and Jamie Foxx. T-Pain is the founder of the record label Nappy Boy Entertainment, established in 2005. Throughout his career as a singer, T-Pain has extensively used the Auto-Tune pitch correction effect.