The song was written and composed by Teddy Riley, Michael Jackson and Bernard Belle. It was an attempt at connecting the smooth New Jack Swing sound that Riley was renowned for, with Jackson’s more earthy R&B. The expensive video set in ancient Egypt was directed by John Singleton and starred Eddie Murphy, Magic Johnson, Super model Iman. The Pharcyde, Tom “Tiny” Lister, Jr. and Wylie Draper. Remember the Time is a 9 minute gorgeous ancient Egyptian themed video. Watch and enjoy!