Timbaland: ‘Me and Missy Elliott are both releasing new albums this June’

Producer dishes the dirt on the pair's plans to put out their new LPs

Timbaland has revealed that both he and Missy Elliott will release new albums this June.

In an interview with MTV, the producer claimed that he would put out the follow-up to his 2009 album ‘Shock Value II’ this summer, and also said that Elliott would be releasing her first album since 2005’s ‘The Cookbook’.

He said:

Me and Missy are both coming with our albums at the same time, and it will be in June. Right now, we’re preparing to get both our videos, our first singles, shot kinda at the same time. We want to do it as a movement and spontaneously.


Elliot’s new album, which is titled ‘Block Party’, will be her seventh studio LP and her first record in seven years. The album will see her reunite with Timbaland for the first time since 2003’s ‘This Is Not A Test’.

Last June, the rapper revealed that she had been suffering from Graves’ disease for the past three years, which had made it difficult for her to work on new material. Elliot, who also said that the illness had caused her to experience mood swings and hair loss, said: “I couldn’t write