Missy Elliot has reunited with long-time collaborator Timbaland for her upcoming untitled seventh studio album, which is set to hit stores this spring.
Timbo provided production for Missy's first five albums (Supa Dupa Fly, Da Real World, Miss E...So Addictive, Under Construction and This Is Not A ****), but the two haven't collaborated on a full length project in over four years.
An eight-song preview of the upcoming release revealed that Timbaland has produced three songs so far, including "Shake Your Pom Pom" which appeared on the Step Up 2 The Streets soundtrack, "Like When You Play The Music," and the soulful, "Love."
On "Love" Timbo and Missy attempt to evoke the old R&B sounds of Aaliyah and Ginuwine. "I ain't no R&B singer like Beyonce but I can hold a note, so don't laugh at me," Elliot said during the listening session.
In addition to Timbaland, Missy also accepted beats from the Souldiggaz, Point Guard, T.Gooch and Timbaland protégé DanjaHandz. Danja produced the first single, "Best Best."
Elliot expects to add two or three more tracks to the line-up before wrapping the album, which is expected to hit stores in late May or early June.