Prince, the legendary american music artist who pioneered “Minneapolis sound,” died Thursday at age 57.
While his death is a blow to all his fans and everyone in the industry, Prince will be remembered as one of the most innovative artists in history. However, Prince was also quite the master troll.
In 2004, Dave Chappelle, famously portrayed Prince in a comedic skit with Charlie Murphy.
In an epic response, Prince released his new single “Breakfast Can Wait” in 2013 — with Dave Chappelle dressed as him on the cover.
In a 2014 interview, Chappelle told Jimmy Fallon:
“That’s a Prince judo move right there. You make fun of Prince in a Sketch and he’ll just use you in his album cover. What am I gonna do? Sue him for using a picture of me dressed up as him? It’s impossible. That’s checkmate right there.”
Check out the video below where Chappelle recounts the story at around the 3:10 mark.
RIP Prince. You will be missed.