Rapper and Odd Future co-founder Tyler, The Creator debuted his new single “OKRA” on March 29 and instantly set the internet abuzz with one particular lyric that shouts out none other than current indie favorite Timothée Chalamet. So yes, Tyler is just like everyone else who loves “Call Me By Your Name” and is obsessed with its 22-year-old Oscar-nominated star.
The Chalamet name-drop occurs in the third verse, when Tyler raps: “Tell Tim Chalamet to come get at me.” The rapper released the single with an accompanying music video directed by Wolf Haley. Chalamet has proven to be a hit among music artists. Musician Frank Ocean praised both Chalamet and “Call Me By Your Name” last fall and went on to interview the actor for V Man in February.
Chalamet is set to return to awards season this fall in “Beautiful Boy,” in which stars opposite Steve Carell as a meth-addicted teenager. The actor recently signed on to play King Henry V in David Michôd’s Netflix epic “The King.”
Watch Tyler’s “OKRA” music video below.