Prince's new cover art is perfect

The singer gets in on Dave Chapelle's joke

Published August 19, 2013 1:45PM (EDT)

Days after Prince took Twitter by storm, the singer teased us with the cover art for the new single from his group, 3rd Eye Girl, and it is perfect:

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If that image looks familiar to you, it's because it's a reference to Charlie Murphy's famous Prince story, which he told back in 2004 on "The Chappelle Show." That's Dave Chappelle dressed as Prince:

At least in recent memory, funny Internet things can now be divided into two categories: things that are pretty good, but not quite as good as Prince's cover art:

-The vaccuum cleaner man
-This Russian kid at the club
-George Bush's dog paintings
-DMX using The Google
-This scientific paper on Chicken

And things that are better than Prince's cover:

Here's a clip of the song, reminding you that Breakfast can Wait:

By Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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