Missy Elliott is back!!! Missy has teamed up with Timbaland to provide what the game has been missing, a full album of Timbaland produced tracks. Last night Missy dropped the first two songs of many to come from the album. To say I am thrilled is an understatement. Listen to “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat” then let me know what you think!
Missy Elliott f/ Timbaland – “9th Inning”
Missy Elliott f/ Timbaland – “Triple Threat”
Both singles are available on iTunes. Click HERE.
Now on a related note, Missy and Timbaland both sat down with Angie Martinez to discuss the much talked about posthumous Aaliyah album that is rumored to be executive produced by Drake. In the interview they talk about not having anything to do with the album, not being asked to have anything to do with the album and Drake’s obsession with their fallen friend. Check out a few excerpts below. You can hear the whole thing over at MissInfo.tv
Timbaland & Missy Elliot on Aaliyah’s album coming out:
Timbaland: “I don’t even know if it’s an album, I don’t think that’s in the works. I don’t know, I think it’s blown out of proportion. I haven’t spoken to Drake yet. I have a hard time just hearing her music.”
Missy Elliott: “No call has been made to me. I have to respect her family, and until they come and say they’re ready to do an Aaliyah album then I don’t really want to get into that because it’s very sensitive. It’s not records that already done came out, we’re talking about unfinished music. And we don’t know what her reasoning for not putting those records out. Maybe she didn’t feel like they were her best work. We just don’t want to tap into that, just spiritually something else you know…..very very touchy. Unless her parents came in and conducted that.”
On Drake’s obsession with Aaliyah:
Timbaland: “To me…..the tattoo part, did that man come in here and show ya’ll. Like lift up his shirt, I mean they said pictures are online.”
Missy Elliott: “I think that the tattoo is real, I did see a picture of it. You know what, let me be quiet….you know what it is, because he’s a human being too. A lot of people may not have met Michael Jackson, but feel they have a connection with him.”
On if they’ve heard Aaliyah’s “Enough Said” with Drake:
Timbaland: “I’ve only heard a snippet of it.”
Angie Martinez: “Do you want to hear it?”
So Missy and Timbaland say No to the album. Aaliyah’s mother and brother say No to the album. Aaliyah’s Uncle/Label says Yes. Do you think Drake should be doing this album? Share your thoughts.