With the release of the cover art and a snippet of his new song “Breakfast Can Wait,” Prince proves that even at 55, he hasn’t lost his sense of humor.
Proving that he is a good sport, almost 10 years after a sketch on Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show poked fun at The Purple One, Prince released the cover art to his latest single, “Breakfast Can Wait.”
No. that’s not Prince holding a plate of pancakes. That’s comedian Dave Chappelle dressed as Prince holding a plate of pancakes.
If you’re not familiar with this image, let me take you back.
On a 2004 episode of Chappelle’s Show, cast member Charlie Murphy (aka Eddie’s older brother) told the allegedly true story about a surreal night when he was out with Eddie at a club and Prince walked in.
And the night just gets stranger from there.
If you’ve never seen it, or would like to watch it again (and again and again like I have been doing), here’s the “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories: Prince” sketch. While most of the NSFW language has been bleeped, you still may want to watch this with headphones due to the language.
It’s such a famous and loved sketch that pop culture bloggers and websites have been going wild ever sense Prince tweeted this:
Along with the album art, Prince also released a 45-second snippet of the sexy new track which is available now at 3rdeyegirl.com