Timbaland Named Songwriter-Producer For Hip-Hop Drama ‘Empire’

The new hip-hop drama, Empire, has not only locked in a pilot with Fox but has now officially linked up with veteran beatsmith Timbaland as the show’s song writer and producer.

According to THR, Empire will have a mix of original and current music to be cherry picked by the Grammy-winning producer and songwriter.

The talented team behind Empire looks promising, with writing from esteemed filmmaker Lee Daniels and Danny Strong of the Oscar Nominated film, The Butler, and headlining actors, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson (Hustle and Flow), to play the family members that run the show’s hip-hop empire.