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“Tom’s Diner” is one of those songs you know even if you don’t realize it. Suzanne Vega’s signature song — written about the same NYC diner they used for exterior shots in Seinfeld — has been remixed, covered, and sampled so many times by so many musicians that its melody is basically imprinted on our… More »

Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014’s best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us this year. More »

The CMT Awards began with what passes for traditionalism these days: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill, beards out, grooving through “La Grange,” a Texas blues-rock boot-scooter recorded 41 years ago. But before the opening medley was over, it quickly morphed into what passes for country these days. First came Florida Georgia Line, the… More »

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Timbaland – “Know Bout Me” (Feat. Jay Z, Drake & James Fauntleroy)

It's almost comforting to know that Timbaland is still the sort of person who will recruit Jay Z and Drake, two of the world's most…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 4:10 pm

Justin Timberlake – “Tunnel Vision” Video (NSFW)

The comparisons between Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke essentially haven't ceased since Thicke released his falsetto-laden, guitar&B track "Lost Without U." However, it was usually…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 4, 2013 - 2:10 pm

Justin Timberlake – “Suit & Tie” (Feat. Jay-Z)

After teasing it out, in various different forms, for the better part of a week, Justin Timberlake has just announced his first new album since…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 8:59 am

Missy Elliott – “9th Inning” & “Triple Threat” (Feat. Timbaland)

Back in the late '90s and early '00s, Missy Elliott and Timbaland got together to make some gloriously weird and revolutionary pop music, essentially grabbing…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2012 - 8:53 am

Watch Missy Elliot & Timbaland Do A New Song In NYC

Timbaland and Missy Elliott were one of the great pop-music partnerships of the late '90s and early '00s, but they haven't done anything together i…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2012 - 4:17 pm

Stereogum’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums For Spring/Summer 2012

HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing…
Stereogum | March 29, 2012 - 10:32 am

Katy Perry And Timbaland Should Go To Jail

“If We Ever Meet Again”‘s video is complicatedly plotted — like an episode of Mr. Ocean’s 11 or Pierce Brosnan’s The Thomas Crown Affair featuring…
brandon | January 19, 2010 - 1:47 pm

New NIN Album Strobelight Produced By Timbaland

It’s got a fresh beat and sick tracklist. Check it. Great callback, Trent. You win today.
Amrit Singh | April 1, 2009 - 1:21 pm

You Don’t Win Friends With Timbaland Salad, Chris Cornell

It'll be news to nobody when I say this, but I'll say it anyway: Chris Cornell's Scream is horrible. There are plenty of albums released…
brandon | March 12, 2009 - 4:00 pm

More Chris Cornell & Timbaland

If “…
brandon | August 4, 2008 - 10:02 am

More Chris Cornell & Timbaland Audio

If you didn’t already think Chris Cornell was long gone, the 30 second snippet of “Watch Out” at the 101.9 RXP site oughta do the…
Amrit Singh | July 24, 2008 - 11:56 am

New Chris Cornell (Feat. Timbaland) – “Long Gone”

You know, tough thing about Jesus Christ poses: they’re just not that easy to keep up for too long. Those who remain righteous do not…
Amrit Singh | July 18, 2008 - 11:06 am

New Madonna Video (Feat. Justin Timberlake & Timbaland ) – “4 Minutes (To Save The World)”

Madonna wears a belted bathing suit like (too) few others. She gives us additional wardrobe malfunctions in the video for Timbaland-produced, JT-accompanied "4 Minutes (To
brandon | April 4, 2008 - 1:14 pm

Bigmouths Strike Again: Let’s Get Timbaland Edition

Sometimes you choose your producer out of sheer synergy. Like, Naeem probably picked Benny Blanco to do the Bangers & Cash stuff 'cause the two…
Stereogum | September 27, 2007 - 12:19 pm

Liveblogging The 2007 VMAs

You've been waiting patiently all weekend, so let's get this thing going. Welcome to this year's MTV Video Music Awards, this year featuring three whole…
Stereogum | September 9, 2007 - 8:37 pm

New Duran Duran (Feat. Justin Timberlake & Timbaland) – “Night Runner”

Best way to teach an old dog new tricks? Get a new dog! That’s the route of the much ballyhooed Duran Duran/Timberlake/Timbaland collab, anyway (we…
Stereogum | August 10, 2007 - 6:34 pm

New Timbaland Video [Feat. The Hives] – “Throw It On Me”

Last we checked in with Howlin’ Pelle, he detailed the Swedes’ escape from their garages in April, stopping into the studio with the Raconteurs and…
Stereogum | May 23, 2007 - 1:01 pm

The Hives Lend A Hand To Timbaland, The Raconteurs

April's been a busy month for Swedish garage rockers the Hives, though Howlin' Pelle's recent journal entry offers little info on the band's forthcoming release…
Stereogum | May 1, 2007 - 3:01 pm

Scott Storch Torches Timbaland

Say that 420 times fast. Anyway, Feb ’07 is all about the fine art of diss-in-song. Fittingly, Kanye paved the way with his ego-fueled rant
Stereogum | February 27, 2007 - 9:00 am

New Bjork Album To Feature Antony, Timbaland

Bjork talks new record! Well, as NME says,’s “official correspondent” Meester Fly has posted this report on the site after a correspondence with our…
Stereogum | January 19, 2007 - 10:00 am