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Background information
Birth name Timothy Zachary Mosley
Born March 10, 1972 (age 52)
Occupation(s) Producer, Musician, Songwriter, Vocalist

Timothy Zachary Mosley (born March 10, 1972), known professionally as Timbaland, is an American musician, record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ. Though he has never collaborated officially with Weezer, he is referenced on "Pork and Beans," the lead single from the band's 2008 self-titled album.

"Pork and Beans" lyric

Everyone likes to dance to a happy song
With a catchy chorus and beat so they can sing along
Timbaland knows the way to reach the top of the chart
Maybe if I work with him I can perfect the art

When "Pork and Beans" was written, Timbaland was near the height of his commercial resurgence. His collaborations with Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado were some of the best-selling records of the decade. As "Pork and Beans" was written after Weezer's first Red Album tracklist was denied by Geffen Records for being too downtempo and lacking radio-friendly material, Cuomo was pinpointing a commercially successful artist in the zeitgeist of the day. Despite its rather short shelf-life, the lyric was received fairly well by critics and frequently mentioned in reviews of the Red Album.

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