Although a photo of comedian Dave Chappelle as Prince was used to tease the Purple One's song, "Breakfast Can Wait," the Minnesota music icon went the youth route for the music video version, the Star Tribune reports.
Danielle Curiel, 18, was granted "complete artistic and directorial freedom after one reading of the treatments she submitted for the song," Prince's camp said in a press release.
The Star Tribune calls the video -- starring and directed by Curiel -- one of the "most sexually laced music videos in years" from Prince. Entertainment Weekly added that it is "probably his most high profile video in years."
USA Today comments that Curiel "plays a decidedly sexier version of the purple superstar" in the video.
Prince himself doesn't appear in the video, which first features a couple flirting in a kitchen. The video also features dancers, sometimes masked, in skin-tight black outfits and shots of Curiel as Prince in between.
The video does have one reference to the Chappelle skit, which was originally featured in a 2004 episode of "Chappelle's Show." While doing her impersonation of Prince, Curiel at one point holds up a pancake.
In the "Chappelle's Show" skit, dubbed “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories,” Murphy recalls an encounter with Prince, where the musician and the Revolution dominate the comedian and his buddies in a game of basketball.
Afterward, Prince invites Murphy and his pals to stay for breakfast, and serves the losing squad pancakes.
"Breakfast Can Wait" was released as a single in August and the video was first revealed at Prince's Paisley Park concert a week ago.