Good news for the most nostalgic. Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado are back. The iconic trio of the 2000s released, this Friday, September 1, the single “ keep going up to pop sounds.
More songs to come?
Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado scored a whole generation with ” Give It To Me », released in 2007 on the album Shock Value. At the time, the hit had hit number one on the charts in many countries. It is therefore logical that a certain hype is born in connection with the return of the three artists. “ keep going up “was teased for several weeks by Timbaland on social networks. As a nod to Give It To Me », the piece begins a cappella, before launching the rhythm stamped Timbaland.
This new collaboration also marks the return to business of Nelly Furtado. The Canadian singer was absent since 2017 and the publication of his latest album The Ride. It was Justin Timberlake and Timbaland who motivated him to get out of music. ” What’s great about them is that they say: ” We want you to do your thing and lead the ship in this direction.” Then they brought good music and their parts together. If all three of us are on a song, then we’re all equal, and that’s a really great feeling » told Nelly Furtado to the Billboard.
“ keep going up is accompanied by a clip where you can see the three artists working in the studio. Other common pieces could see the light of day, but nothing has been formalized for the moment.