Justin Timberlake and Timbaland have teased a potential collaboration with Nelly Furtado, fueling excitement among fans and music enthusiasts alike.
On Tuesday, Timbaland shared intriguing updates on Instagram, providing a glimpse into the creative process. The first post featured a photo of Timbaland and Justin engaged in a FaceTime call with Nelly Furtado, accompanied by the caption, “Da dream team @justintimberlake @nellyfurtado.” This exciting visual showed the trio’s musical reunion and potential joint efforts.
The longtime collaborators, Justin Timberlake, aged 42, and the prolific producer Timbaland, aged 51, have worked hard on Justin’s highly anticipated sixth studio album.
The excitement didn’t stop there, as Timbaland’s second post included a snippet of Nelly Furtado’s enchanting vocals resonating in the studio.
Timbaland enthusiastically captioned the post with “Oooooooo boyyyyyyy. We back!!!!!!!!,” further heightening anticipation for what could be a captivating collaboration.
The collaboration is particularly noteworthy as Timbaland and Nelly Furtado have a history of working together. In 2006, they collaborated to create Nelly Furtado’s Grammy-nominated album “Loose,” which received widespread acclaim for its innovative sound and hit singles.
While no official release date for Justin Timberlake’s sixth studio album has been announced, Timbaland shared insights in an April interview with Variety. He expressed immense enthusiasm, stating, “Everything sounds great.” Timbaland assured fans that the album is completed, but the final steps and timing of its release rest in Justin Timberlake’s hands. With Justin’s stature as an artist, the team aims for perfection and alignment before unveiling their masterpiece.
Regarding the musical direction of the forthcoming album, Timbaland likened it to “FutureSex part two,” drawing parallels to Justin’s highly praised 2006 sophomore album, “FutureSex/LoveSounds.” This comparison only heightens expectations for a potential musical sequel that will captivate fans and cement Justin Timberlake’s reputation as a trailblazing artist once again.