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Watch Questlove Tell the Epic Story of That Time He Was Fired by Prince

And replaced by Finding Nemo

Back in November, Questlove tweeted about an incident in which Prince dismissed him from a DJ gig at a nightclub only to replace him with a screening of Finding Nemo.

Since Prince is…well, Prince, and is surrounded by so many delightfully weird rumors, this amazing story didn’t gain too much traction. But now, Okayplayer has taken the time to not only get the full scoop out of Questlove, but also to turn the tale into a hilarious animated video. The finished product was released on Wednesday in honor of The Roots drummer’s 45th birthday.

Read More: Watch LeBron James Sing ‘Purple Rain’ While Dressed As Prince

Consider this the real life edition of Dave Chappelle’s infamous “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Story” skit about the “Purple Rain” singer.

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