TImbaland tells Rolling Stone that Missy Elliott's long-awaited 7th studio album is coming soon.
At this point, it's almost been a decade since Missy Elliott's last album,Â The Cookbook, was released. With an appearance at the BET Awards and an interview hinting at new material both occurring earlier this year, Elliott is now on the brink of finishing her seventh album, at least according to Timbaland.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Timbo says of the album, "It's coming." Elliott's longtime producer elaborated:Â "It's on her. She got the first single, it's just a matter of when she wants to do it. We got the hollow-tip bullet in the gun. We have the game-changer right there." Though his lack of knowledge on Elliott's recording progress may seem strange, it seems that's how the pair have always operated.Â "I've never watched her record, never in my whole career," Timbaland revealed. "I do it, she be like, 'OK, I got it,' and I leave the room. She kicks us out. That's how she do it: She does everything herself."
When asked about the new album's sound, he only said: "It's something you ain't never heard Missy do. It sounds today, but the future."