Tracee Ellis Ross
shared the ideal throwback photos
to commemorate being mentioned on Tyler, The Creator's new album, "Call Me If You Get Lost," which was released on Friday.
The “Black-ish” actor shared lyrics from the rapper’s album on Instagram
, as well as old photos of herself from her days as Joan Clayton on the popular 2000s series “Girlfriends,” which aired from 2000 to 2008.
Tyler, The Creator made a reference to Ross and the beloved show in his new album track "Safari."
He raps, "I've been switching gears since Tracee Ellis Ross was on UPN."
Tracee Ellis Ross (@traceeellisross) shared a post on Instagram.
Tyler, The Creator created even more buzz for his album on Friday by tweeting his phone number and encouraging his followers to call him.
CALL ME: 855-444-8888 SERVICE MAY BE INAPPROPRIATE WHILE I AM DRIVING
— Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) June 25, 2021
Ross apparently accepted his offer and attempted to call the rapper to congratulate him on the success of his album.
“Tyler, I was lost. And I called like you asked!” she wrote, adding, “I wish you had answered but I imagine you are getting a lotttt of calls today. Congrats on an incredible album. So proud of you. Love, Dad.”
Ross also mentioned the album on Instagram, writing, "Already obsessed!!!"
The actress has been mentioned in songs and made cameo appearances in rap videos.
Ross appeared in the video for Tyler, The Creator's 2019 song "Earfquake," as well as Drake
and Kanye West
videos, where she was mentioned in some of his songs.