Published: Wednesday March 5, 2014 MYT 11:35:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday March 5, 2014 MYT 11:43:22 AM

Timbaland to produce music for Lee Daniels

The hip-hop producer will also write music for Daniels’ upcoming movie, Empire.

Timbaland has joined Fox’s drama pilot, Empire, as a songwriter and song producer.

Empire – written by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, and directed by Daniels – is a family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire, featuring original and current music. The show stars Academy Award nominees Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, and is executive-produced by Daniels, Strong, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo.

Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley has hits for performers including Madonna, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Elton John, Justin Timberlake, and Keith Urban. 

In 2013, he produced and co-wrote multiple tracks on four of the year’s biggest selling multi-platinum-albums: Magna Carta Holy Grail, The 20/20 Experience Part I And II, and Beyonce. Timbaland was acclaimed as Billboard Magazine’s “Songwriter of the Decade” in 2011. — Reuters

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