It isn't the first time in his nearly 20 years as a solo act that Timberlake stands to gain credence from his proximity to Black artists. But it's surprising he's pivoting back to Blackness so quickly, especially given the way he marketed his last album. In January of , Justin Timberlake released a minute-long trailer for his fifth studio album Man of the Woods. It caught some diehard fans by surprise for its depiction of the singer frolicking in snowcapped fields with horses. According to his wife Jessica Biel, the album sounded like "mountains, trees, [and] campfires. What did a "personal" album for an artist as influenced by Black culture as Justin Timberlake sound like? The rollout for the album was a departure from the era when he emulated Jodeci , wore cornrows , and used choreography that allowed him to grace the same SuperBowl stage as Janet Jackson.
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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. It looks like Justin Timberlake and Timbaland are bring sexy back, again. JT, who reportedly welcomed a second child with wife Jessica Biel recently, posted a brief clip on Monday night Sept. The instrumental track they're digging has a sultry funk pop to it and Timbaland seems to approve, "that's that beat! Timbaland then took to social media on Tuesday Sept. In a recent interview with Apple Music's Zane Lowe , JT, 39, shared his Essentials Playlist, looking back through 20 years of his career and revealing that hearing Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott 's debut, Supa Dupa Fly , produced by Timbaland, gave him a "prophecy" about what was in store. And I said to my mother, 'I will work with that man one day.
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Justin Randall Timberlake born January 31, , occasionally known by his initials JT ,  is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. In the late s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC , which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. Another single from the album, " Rock Your Body ", was also successful. Comes Around ".
Register - Forgot Password. By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the PopCulture. Fresh off welcoming his second child with Jessica Biel , Justin Timberlake is teasing that new music might be on the way. Timberlake's last studio album, Man of the Woods , came out in and was the fifth to his credit. Some of his more recent notable works include his songs for The Trolls franchise, which included the chart-topping "Can't Stop the Feeling! This latter track was a part of a three-song release earlier in that also featured songs with Meek Mill. On a personal level, reports came out that Timberlake and Biel secretly saw their family expand with a new baby. The couple also has a five-year-old son Silas. Neither have the two have yet to make any public announcement or share any photos as of this writing. Both Timberlake and Biel have remained active on social media, though, especially when it comes to national and political news.