02/11/2016 4:33 AM AEDT

Obama Sang 'Purple Rain' To This Kid Dressed As Prince

President Barack Obama, hardcore Prince fan, couldn’t help but erupt into song when he encountered a trick-or-treater dressed as the late music icon at a White House Halloween event. 

In an Instagram video shared by the mini Prince’s uncle, Obama asked the boy, “Hey Prince, what’s going on man?” and started singing “Purple Rain” as he handed him some candy.

His uncle shared more photos of the encounter and spot-on costume on Twitter: