The Original 7ven

Jerome Benton Of The Original 7ven To Debut New Play In Minneapolis

Jerome Benton has been a member of The Time/The Original 7ven over the past 30 years. He has also been a play-writer and will be debuting his new play “HIIH” in Minneapolis this summer. In an interview with FOX 9, he talks about “HIIH” which is short for “I Want To Go To Heaven Because […]

Fdeluxe (Formerly The Family) Respond To Prince’s “Mutiny”!

FDeluxe Promo Photo

Earlier this week, PRINCE released a rehearsal jam exclusively to drfunkenberry.com of “Mutiny/Ice Cream Castles” a response of sorts to if former bands in his Purple Court could open up for him in Australia. Paul Peterson aka St. Paul of Fdeluxe (Formerly The Family) received the track before anyone else last week….and responded in play to his former […]

“Thumbs Up For Rock & Roll” For Prince & Possible Tour Opening Acts

Music icon Prince sure has a sense of humor. Along with a musical message to The Time/Original 7ven’s Terry Lewis, he sent the video above. This video is too funny. “Thumbs up for rock & roll?” all right then. When we first saw this video, I was like Waa?…. but by the end, it had […]

Jesse Johnson Announces He Is Leaving The Original 7ven/The Time

Jesse Johnson Photo: Jeremiah Freed

It seems the band formerly known as The Time may be the band formerly known as The Original 7ven as Jesse Johnson has announced he is leaving the band. Jesse Johnson took to his Facebook Fan Page to make the announcement; Hello Babies,  I don’t really think I’ll be performing with the Original 7 (or […]