On TV: Timbaland, Gym Glass Heroes, Crime Mob

Rap acts on television this week include Timbaland, who performs with Nelly Furtado on ‘Good Morning America’, ‘The View’ and ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday; Gym Class Heroes, who perform on ‘TRL’ on Tuesday; Baby Boy da Prince, who visits ‘TRL’ on Wednesday; and Crime Mob, who visit ‘TRL’ on Thursday.

On TV: The Game, Timbaland, Nas

Rap acts on television this week include The Game, who gets a First Look on ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday and performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ on Thursday; Gym Class Heroes, who visit ‘TRL’ on Tuesday; Nas, who visits ‘TRL ‘on Tuesday; Timbaland, who visits ‘TRL’ on Wednesday; and Three 6 Mafia, who visit ‘TRL’ on Friday.

Timbaland Talks With LA’s KIIS FM


JoJo Wright of KIIS FM interviewed Timbaland backstage at Jingle Ball 2006 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Thursday (December 7). The rapper/producer talked about how he stays so buffed while having such a busy schedule, how he got tired of being overweight and regained his confidence professionally by losing the weight, and he wrapped up with a quick round of questions.

The interview audio at kiisfm.com has since been removed.

Jay-Z Working With Dr. Dre & Timbaland On New LP

The New York Daily News reports Jay-Z has quietly been working on a new album at his private, state-of-the-art Chelsea studio, with the help of producers Dr. Dre and Timbaland. “Dre will E-mail Jay some new beats,” a source said. “Jay will E-mail him the lyrics, then Dre will E-mail him the mix.” The Def Jam boss is hoping to release the new material by Thanksgiving or otherwise early 2007.