We recently saw a bunch of rock stars’ high school yearbook photos; now Deadspin has uncovered the above photo of Prince as an afro-rocking middle school basketball star. The photo has been online before in blurrier forms, but now it’s clear as day. There’s also this tweet, which confirms Dave Chappelle’s assertion that Prince can ball and suggests that he was pretty displeased that he wasn’t starting for his high school team:
From the Strib archives: Chappelle was right. pic.twitter.com/icXBFGWkij
— Libor Jany (@StribJany) March 3, 2015
Prince Rogers Nelson is a true renaissance man.