After serving as executive producer of Michael Jackson‘s posthumous album, Xscape, Timbaland is focusing on his own music career. The hitmaker announced in an interview with Revolt TV that his long-awaited solo album is titled Opera Noir, meaning “black opera.”
“It’s a culture thing. It’s the truth. It’s just about life in general. My life. My personal life, and I found myself as an artist and human being and as a man. I found who I am,” said Timbo of his fourth album.
Surprisingly, Timbaland reveals that his upcoming effort won’t include many collaborations. “Me and my new artist, her name is V. Just me and her. And Cee Lo. That’s it,” he said. “When [Opera Noir] comes out and you see the whole package, you’ll understand why. You’ll see it, and you’ll be like, ‘Wow, I’ve never seen nothing like this.'”
The producer also claimed that his set will rival Dr. Dre‘s 1992 classic, The Chronic. “I finally made my Chronic,” he says.
The follow-up to 2009′s Shock Value II is slated to arrive later this year.
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