attitude Timothy Clayton, (born December 21, 1978 in Birmingham, Alabama), better known by his stage name Attitude, is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer.


Timothy Clayton was raised in a western suburb of Birmingham, Alabama in the community of Brighton, an area with very little access to musical or artistic scenes. Attitude's teen years involved several trips to jail. In between stints, he developed an interest for hip hop which was nourished by the mainstream offerings from Miami, Atlanta, and New York City. He started Centa Street Records with partner Wade Summerville, determined to develop Alabama's young talent in addition to enabling him to release his first album Serious Times in 1997.

Attitude's search for talent led him to a friendship with Bubba Sparxxx. Since their introduction, Attitude has toured with Sparxxx and appeared on his second album Deliverance. The close relationship also lead Attitude to work with hip hop producer Timbaland, who signed him to the fledgling Beat Club Records imprint. Unfortunately, the label folded despite having over half an album's worth of recorded material.

In 2006 he Created Steel City Entertainment with his manager and partner Jason M Brown.



Serious Times (1997)
T.I.M. (Time Is Money) (2010)

Mixtapes Magic

City Classic Vol. 1 (w/DJ Bobby Black - 2005)
Key 2 Da Streets Vol. 1 (w/DJ Wally Sparks - 2006)
Key 2 Da Streets Vol. 2: My State Of Mind (w/DJ Smallz - 2007)
King Of The Hill (w/DJ Stikuhbush & The Empire - 2009)
Key 2 Da Streets Vol. 3: Purgatory (w/DJ Don Cannon - 2010)

Singles/Featured/Leaked releases


"Do Whut You Do"
"Tell Me Ya Wit It"
"Valet" (featuring Dirty Ken)
"Cranky Up" (Bubba Sparxxx featuring Attitude & Dirty Ken)
"Band Leader" (Bubba Sparxxx featuring Timbaland & Attitude)
"Reinfected" (Bubba Sparxxx featuring Ricky Rucker & Attitude)
"Leavin'" (Timbaland & Magoo featuring Attitude)
"Lights Out" (Timbaland & Magoo featuring Attitude & Bubba Sparxxx)


"All By Myself"
"Stomped Out" (Sebastian featuring Attitude & Petey Pablo)
"Warrant" (Bubba Sparxxx featuring Attitude & Timbaland)


"Mean Walk" (featuring Six-Two & Timbaland)
"Play The Game How It Go"
"Litz Git Hygh" (featuring Six-Two & Timbaland)
"Get Up (You Ain't Crazy)"
"My Folk (featuring Lil' Scrappy) (produced by Lil' Jon)


"Afraid" (Nelly Furtado featuring Attitude)
"1st Things 1st" (produced by Tec Beatz)
"Right Quick" (produced by Chris Flame)
"A.L.A.B.A.M.A." (featuring Rich Boy) (produced by Hannon Lane)


"Role Models" (Rich Boy featuring David Banner & Attitude)
"Kill Yourself" (Timbaland featuring Sebastian & Attitude)
"Hello" (Timbaland featuring Keri Hilson & Attitude)
"When I Roll Up" Attitude


"Man Right Here" (featuring Kevin Cossom) (produced by Danjahandz)
"This Time Next Year" (produced by Fuego)


"I Be Like" (produced by Drumma Boy)
"Break Your Heart" (produced by Hit-Boy)
"Bigger Than Rap" (featuring Petey Pablo)" (produced by The Runners)
"Do It" (featuring Dre)" (produced by Cool & Dre)
"Symphony" (Timbaland featuring Attitude, Bran'Nu & D.O.E.)

Writing credits

"N 2 Da Music" by Timbaland & Magoo featuring Brandy
"That Shit Ain't Gonna Work" by Timbaland & Magoo
"Can We Do It Again" by Timbaland & Magoo
"Hold On" by Timbaland & Magoo
"Promiscuous" by Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland
"Good Things" by Rich Boy featuring Polow da Don & Keri Hilson
"Get Buck" by Young Buck
"Oh Timbaland" by Timbaland
"Bounce" by Timbaland featuring Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott& Justin Timberlake
"Give It to Me" by Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake
"Come & Get Me" by Timbaland featuring 50 Cent & Tony Yayo
"Boardmeeting" by Timbaland featuring Magoo
"Throw It On Me" by Timbaland featuring The Hives
"Time" by Timbaland featuring She Wants Revenge
"Come Around" by Timbaland featuring M.I.A.
"Get The Feeling" by The Dey
"Booty Bangs" by Jessi Malay
"Alienated" By Keri Hilson
"Hello" by Timbaland Ft. Keri Hilson
"Step Back" by Eve Ft. Timbaland
"Lost In Love" by I-15
"Carry Out" By Timbaland Ft. Justin Timberlake
"Meet In The Middle" by Timbaland Ft. Brandy A/K/A Bran'Nu
"Say Something" by Timbaland Ft. Drake
"Tomorrow In A Bottle" by Timbaland Ft. Chad Kroeger
"Can You Feel It" by Timbaland Ft. Esthero
"Ease Off The Liqour" by Timbaland
"Timothy Where You Been" by Timbaland Ft. Jet
"Symphony" by Timbaland Ft. D.O.E., Bran'Nu, Attitude
"My Hood" By B.G. Ft. Mannie Fresh & Gar
"Breaking Point" By Keri Hilson
"Beautiful Mistake" By Keri Hilson
"Last Hangover" By Keyshia Cole
"Tremendous Damage" By Big Boi Ft. Bosko


2006 Billboard Music Awards - "Pop 100 Single of the Year" - "Promiscuous"
2007 ASCAP POP Awards Most Performed Song - "Promiscuous"
2007 Grammy Nomination - Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals - "Promiscuous"
2008 ASCAP POP Awards Most Performed Song - "Give It To Me"
2008 Grammy Nomination - Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals - "Give It To Me"



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