Prince has never been afraid to evolve, with an ever-changing look (and name).

The diminutive superstar appeared on The View chatshow in the US, and delighted fans with a suave afro hairstyle, which he married with a leather jacket and yellow strides.

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Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg and the team were evidently happy to see their guest rocker, although Barbara Walters couldn't resist asking him why he was always so shy... and was delighted with his flirtatious response... WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE.

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There was also serious business to discuss, with Prince discussing his charity work and his Chicago gigs.