In it, Chappelle, as Prince, wore an ornate purple shirt and even offered up some pancakes to the losing team.
In a subsequent Prince album called "Breakfast Can Wait", the cover shot was Chappelle holding the aforementioned pancakes. The two always had one of the funniest friendships in entertainment.
King also touched on other controversial topics, such as Key & Peele, which was in many ways viewed as Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show successor. His two new specials from his personal comedy vault, which Netflix acquired a year ago in a $60 million deal, mark a major return for the once-reclusive star. He was at a heightening time in his career, with the success and popularity of Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show. I think that that was a irreconcilable moment for me. That I was in this very successful place, but the emotional content of it didn't feel anything like what I imagined success should feel like. "It just didn't feel right". "I think that when you get to a certain altitude there's more scrutiny over the things you say, because the platform is so powerful". "I love you.' And he very pointedly looks at her, like, 'I love you too.' Puts the pick in her hand", Chappelle said. But in your mind you're like, "That (expletive) is insane". He used to have these parties where we would go over to his house, and there would be all these musicians that I admired, and they'd just do these jam sessions in the basement. You only really know what you did. "At the end of the day, it's so. you don't have that much control over it. You just try to conduct yourself as best you can". Like some comedy version of a kung fu movie, Chappelle cleared his head, focused on his health and family. "I fought the network very hard so that those conventions could come to fruition", Chappelle told King.
In past stand-up appearances, Chappelle made comments about the sketch-comedy show, sarcastically asking things like "I wonder how they came up with a show that amusing". And it's like, "Well, that's 10 minutes long". As an example, Chappelle references the legendary Clayton Bixby sketch, which he meant to be a ten-minute sketch, while the network insisted it run for only five. Like, these types of conventions.