Neal Brennan tells Grantland about seeing the Purple One in golden pajamas
It's a weird, delightful story in the way everything involving Prince is weird and delightful. It takes place in 2004, soon after Prince's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and features Prince's Canadian in-laws, matching gold pajamas and socks, and pancakes.
Yes: Prince had seen the "Chappelle Show" basketball-and-pancakes skit, and called it back.
Incidentally, Brennan co-hosts the brilliant "The Champs" podcast with comedian and "New Normal" writer Moshe Kasher and DJ Douggpound. It's well worth a listen.
The skit Prince referenced: