Super producer Timbaland has turned his back on hip-hop for good - insisting the genre is "just not the same" as when he started out.
The Grammy-winning beatmaker began his career working for hip-hop superstars Ginuwine and Missy Elliott, but has moved away from his roots to focus on more pop-sounding tracks.
And after working with Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado and the Pussycat Dolls, the star believes he's found his niche - insisting there are only a few of his hip-hop contemporaries who are still relevant.
He tells MTV, "I was done with hip-hop a long time ago. Once my generation left, I left. I do it, but there's nobody from my generation besides Jay-Z who's doing it. I look at Lil Wayne as being from my generation. Some people are still acceptable. Kanye (West) is acceptable from my generation. It's just not the same. By it not being the same, I kind of fade to black. I did music that fits where I was going to in my age bracket.
Ok so recently Charlie Wilson was asked to name his favorite young R&B Singers. He couldn't name all of them but he did name drop Trey and jaheim. Here is what was said:
Wilson told SOHH. "As far as the artists that are coming that I see, it's some really nice singers. I'll tell you what, gospel singers really got a lot going on. There's a lot of them. The R&B vibe, it's coming back to where the singers are young and learning how to do their thing. I like Trey Songz, I like Jaheim, it's a lot of them out there.I could start dropping names and others could say I left their name out because there's certainly a lot of good ones out there from Chrisette Michelle and of course Fantasia. There's so many out there that can really sing. I'm not really worried about the future because it's slowly going back to where it should be. Willow Smith, oh my God. That's another one. People better watch out for her, she is incredible. Absol…