Timbaland Taps Drake, Jay Z and James Fauntleroy for ‘Know Bout Me’
Timbaland comes through with some new material. This time, it isn’t a snippet during a performance, however. The superproducer’s new track, ‘Know Bout Me’ featuring Drake, Jay Z and James Fauntleroy, has finally arrived in full.
Actually, Jay Z pulls a Lil Wayne and only appears on the intro as Drake and Timbaland split performing duties. ‘Know Bout Me’ features a dramatic piano loop and another braggadocio Drake verse, in which he says, “Who you say was the man? What the f— is a deal? / Really do it the best, I’m DJ Khaled for real.” The loop makes way for an R&B vibe that sounds like something that Timbaland would hand to Justin Timberlake. James Fauntleroy glides in during this section.
Those waiting for an actual Jay Z verse still have the two tracks Timbo previewed — ’Bounce’ and ’4 Horsemen’ — to look forward to.
Timbaland’s upcoming album, ‘Textbook Timbo,’ is scheduled for a 2014 release.
Listen to Timbaland’s ‘Know Bout Me’ Feat. Jay Z, Drake & James Fauntleroy