Timbaland has been shifting focus to his Mosley Music Group label, and hopes to have a big year with signee Tink.
The 19-year-old Chicago singer signed to his label last year, and apparently, the producer feels she’s the next superstar.
During the final SXSW showcase at the FADER Fort in Austin, the producer took to the stage to boast his protege’s potential. Timbo told explained to the crowd why he repurposed music from the late Aaliyah.
“I don’t touch baby girl’s records — y’all know that’s Aaliyah,” Timbaland said. “I was riding home one day, asleep. She spoke to me in my sleep and said, ‘She’s the one.’ ”