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Timbaland to perform on ABC daytime soap opera

Timbaland will take part in something new.

The 35-year-old rapper-producer, who has collaborated on No. 1 songs for Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado, will appear on ABC's "One Life to Live" on Oct. 9, the network said Wednesday.

"This is a new experience for me, I am looking forward to having a great time and sharing my music!" he said in a statement.

Timbaland and Keri Hilson will perform the hit single "The Way I Are" from his new album, "Timbaland Presents Shock Value."

Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu and Chris Botti have also performed on the show.