The Time is one of the most successful acts of the early to mid-eighties recording artists to come out of the Prince spawned "Minneapolis Sound," which included artists such as Sheila E., Vanity 6, Appolonia 6, and Tevin Campbell, among others. Though their time was short-lived, The Time was very cool in their heyday, and they even reunited for a performance of this song with Rihanna at the 50th Edition of the Grammy Awards in 2008, and have since played together under a different pseudonym, Original 7even, as recently as 2011.
In the interim, band members Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis took the Minneapolis Sound to another level as producers, creating huge hits with the likes of Janet Jackson, New Edition, The S.O.S. Band and many others.
So check out Jungle Love, by The Time, this Friday's Flashback Song of the Day: