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Timbaland Reveals Aaliyah Visited Him in Dream, Says Tink is the “One”

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Timbaland played hit after hit last night during his SXSW performance, but the biggest highlight comes from his statement of Aaliyah visiting him in a dream. It happened right after he brought out his rising protege rapper Tink to play a few songs including Aaliyah’s “One in a Million.”

After he stated, “I don’t touch any of my sister’s records. I don’t touch Baby Girl’s records—you know that’s Aaliyah. Then he went on to say, “She spoke to me in my sleep and said, ‘She’s [Tink] the one.’”

Watch the video below.

“She’s the one.” #FADERFORTConverse

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This might sound familiar, because it is. Kanye West had a similar dream recently, but including his mother Donda West who spoke to him while writing “Only One.”

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‘Empire’ Music Director Jim Beanz Talks Working With Timbaland, Being Addicted To ‘Love & Hip Hop’ + More

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Empire‘s music director had no idea the show’s soundtrack would be such a hit, but he considers the wide reception of it all a blessing. Jim Beanz, who also appears as Titan on the show, has been working with Timbaland, Empire’s executive music producer, for a decade, and he’s the genius behind the show’s hit song “Drip Drop.”

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From Flab To Fab: 10 Male Musicians Who’ve Transformed Their Bodies

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While drastic weight loss for an upcoming role is common in television and movies, the music industry has witnessed its share of body transformations by chart-topping performers. For some, shedding pounds and adding muscle is gradual–or strongly related the a sudden influx of hormones (hello, puberty) they’ve been hit with. For others, the conscious decision to go for the bulge comes later, leaving us stunned by their shocking new looks.

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