Prince Check Out My New Fro!

9/17/2012 11:15 AM PDT

Prince -- Check Out My New Afro!

Dig if you will the picture ... of Prince engaged in an old school afro.

With his usual Kris Jenner-ish shag cut nowhere in sight, the 54-year-old purple wonder made a rare TV appearance on "The View" today to debut his brand new pimped out retro 'do

While Prince rocked the '70s coif, strangely neither Barbara Walters nor any of the other ladies ever asked him anything about it.

Go crazy.