Tracee Ellis Ross: actress and professional lip syncer.
The Black-ish star will appear on Lip Sync Battle Thursday, but in a preview for the upcoming episode viewers can see her absolutely crush Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass." Dressed in a wildly patterned jumpsuit and her signature hair, Ross shimmies and dances her way through the chorus and a verse without skipping a beat.
Even her co-star and competitor Anthony Anderson can't get enough of her performance, cracking up in the corner alongside LL Cool J. If her lip-syncing abilities weren't enough, her facial expressions will be more than enough to make you crack a smile.
But her phenomenal booty shaking shouldn't come as too much of a surprise as she has shaken what her mama gave her before; The NAACP Image Award-winning actress recreatedDiana Ross' music video for "Work That Body."
"I decided to recreate my mom's 'Work That Body' video from 1981 as a fun experiment and a surprise for my mama! And ODE to her! While she has so, so many incredible moments to choose from, this one had an impact on me. At first I wasn't sure why, but in true 'Tracee' fashion I became a little obsessed. I like to study these things until I am clear about what I'm seeing, what it's making me feel, and why," she wrote on her website.
Ellis Ross admitted that she felt "joyful and empowered" while watching her mom in the video, but admitted, "the same kind of image in most music videos today doesn't give me that feeling."
Hopefully her rendition of Minaj's hit single gave her a fun and exciting feeling, unless, of course, she was solely in the competitive mood to beat her co-star!