NORFOLK, Virgina — Hitmaker Timbaland has announced a deal with Def Jam Recordings.
Timbaland created memorable hits, like Jay-Z’s “Dirt Off Your Shoulders” and Aaliyah’s “Are You That Somebody?”
According to a Variety, Timbo’s Mosley Music Group and Def Jam first move under their new partnership is the release of Chicago artist Cosha TG’s Summer Nights EP.
“We are happy to be partners with Paul Rosenberg and Def Jam,” Tim said in a press release. “Paul has an entrepreneurial perspective on our industry, as he comes from not only the label side of the business but management as well. Our Mosley Music team and roster are proud to be aligned with such an iconic label as Def Jam.”
Def Jam’s CEO Paul Rosenberg added, “Timbaland is nothing short of a living legend, having redefined and pushed the sound of hip-hop forward for decades. We are so proud and excited to partner with him on this next chapter of his remarkable journey.”
Before joining Def Jam, Mosley Music Group had a joint venture deal with Epic Records back in 2014. During the venture, Timbaland mentored and signed his former protégé Tink.
Timbaland is the latest artist to join MasterClass, an online learning platform that’s tapping into the expertise of celebrities, industry leaders, and newsmakers to offer on-demand classes for busy professionals hoping to learn a new skill or hobby.