Released: 2001
Though there's no question that deep Virginia is southern in mentality, Timbaland's own sound has always seemed more tangentially attached to the Southern rap movement, invoking a more otherworldly feel than any specific American locale. But "Raise Up," a high energy collabo with North Carolinian Mystikal biter Petey Pablo, found Tim making a more explicit nod to the then-bubbling crunk movement.