We’d like to wish a very happy birthday to the legendary Timbaland, who officially celebrates his forty-ninth year today.
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Today marks a special occasion for Timbaland — his forty-ninth birthday — and we’d like to take a moment to celebrate all of the music he has given us throughout the years. You’d be hard-pressed to find a rap fan who doesn’t have a favorite Timbaland beat, be it one of his countless rap classics or one of his many timeless R&B jams. One need only run a quick YouTube search of Timbaland in the studio to see how excited his collaborators get when he begins to work his magic — from Jay-Z, to Busta, to Kanye West, all of them share the same awestruck reaction.
WATCH: Busta Rhymes & Timbaland in the studio
It goes without saying that hip-hop’s innovators deserve their credit while they’re still here, and the fact that Timbo continues to lead by example as both a creative and a businessman should be inspirational to anyone looking to make their own mark in the game. And seeing as he and Swizz Beatz recently signed a massive deal with Triller, expect him to continue to innovate in new and exciting ways. Happy birthday Timbaland! Share your favorite beats in the comments below.