So this wasn't what we were expecting..
This marks the first of four singles he plans to release ahead of his fourth studio album, Man of the Woods, dropping February 2.
Despite the change in aesthetic, elements of Timberlake's known sound remain, as "Filthy" shows.
The 10-time Grammy victor released the first track, Filthy, from the album today (Jan 5), and it has been met with a mixed reaction.
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He is described as 44 years old, white, 6-feet 2, weighing 200 pounds, having hazel eyes, wearing glasses and having a beard. Home on Leslie Court in Round Rock where a woman was found dead and two girls were abducted on December 31, 2017.
He worked with his frequent collaborators Timbaland and Pharrell (via The Neptunes) on the album, in addition to Alicia Keys and Chris Stapleton.
The video sees Justin play a version of Steve Jobs, introducing a high tech robot to an audience at a conference.
The singer announced his new album, Man Of The Woods, on Tuesday, sharing a new country direction to his music, but the new single is anything but country. Controlling the AI from backstage, when he moves, it moves.
Justin Timberlake just dropped a brand new track, and it is certainly very different to what we've heard from him before.