Timbaland talks about losing 130 pounds and overcoming drug addiction

Big-time music producer Timbaland had an enviable career at an early age, as he worked with Missy Elliott right out of high school and went on to make popular tracks with Aaliyah, Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé. But the 47-year-old, whose real name is Tim Mosley, is now opening up about the pain he was facing during those years and how he used painkillers to deal with it. After overcoming his dependency on drugs — Mosley said he hasn’t touched them in five or six years — the producer was ready for another life change, which meant hitting the gym.

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