PRODUCER Timbaland has been chosen to receive an award from Irelandâ€™s prestigious Trinity College Dublin.
The Apologize hitmaker will be inducted into the schoolâ€™s Philosophical Society as an Honourary Patron.
The societyâ€™s 300-year-old tradition involves picking individuals to pass on their knowledge to students.
Philosophical Society president Barry Devlin tells Allhiphop.com, â€œTimbaland is a remarkable individual whose contribution to music is simply astonishing. He is the most sought after producer on the planet. It is a real honour for us to host such an accomplished musician. The (members of the) Society are very much looking forward to Timbalandâ€™s arrival.â€
Previous recipients include U2 frontman Bono, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, authors Salman Rushdie, Bram Stroker and Oscar Wilde. â€“â€“ Allhiphop.com.