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Prince's middle-school basketball photo surfaces, is awesome

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An old photo of Prince in his middle-school basketball uniform—as well as a writeup about his desire to move from sixth or seventh man to starter (no mention of his desire to overtake the position as first afro)—appeared yesterday on Twitter courtesy of Libor Jany, a reporter for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. 

The Chappelle reference has to do with the comedian’s hilarious skit (watch it below) in which Prince challenges everyone out in the club to a game of hoops.