Minneapolis funk band the Time reunited in 2008 for the sake of performing at the 50th Grammy Awards ceremony. A handful of gigs followed, which led to recording sessions for the bandGÇÖs first album since 1990GÇÖs Pandemonium. In September 2011, due to PrinceGÇÖs ownership of their name, the members -- Morris Day, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Jesse Johnson, Jellybean Johnson, Monte Moir, and Jerome Benton -- renamed themselves the Original 7ven. A month later, the Original 7ven released Condensate, an album that put a modern spin on the old Time playbook with playful and swaggering synth-funk grooves. ~ Andy KellmanPortions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation.
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