The Minneapolis Sound a blend of funk, pop, new wave and synthesizers, a sound made popular by Prince. Prince burst on the scene in 1978 with Soft & Wet. It was cool, it was hip, and it was different. It was a sound that took the music world by storm.  Other names associated with the Minneapolis Sound are Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, The Time, Vanity Six, and Mr. Andre Cymone. If you don’t know who Andre Cymone is he is the ex-husband of Jody Watley.  He has co-written and written songs for Peebles, Lalah Hathaway, Jermaine Stewart, and Adam Ant. Yeah Adam Ant. Andre release a song and video in 1985 call Electric Dance.  Check it out!