Seattle-based lawyer Jonathan Nichols knew something was up when he started getting text messages from luxury car dealerships asking him to come test drive the latest Ferrari or Lamborghini. Nichols soon discovered that the texts and phone calls were intended for Mr. Anthony Ray a.k.a. Sir Mix-A-Lot of "Baby Got Back" fame.

Nichols changed his number while as law school student in 2012 when he was looking for jobs in the Seattle area and wanted a local number. Since then his phone has not stopped blowing up, he told The Seattle Times. The lawyer finally put two and two together in August when he got a stream of messages including "Photos of women with lips pursed. Texts that said 'Love You,' and 'Happy Birthday.' A photo of a bottle of 'Big Bottom' whiskey. More women. More lips and kisses. And one telltale reference to the 1992 rap hit 'Baby Got Back.'"

After discovering that Mix's name was actually Anthony Ray, Nichols finally realized why he had been receiving photos of bikini-clad women and offers of free tickets. "Are you serious?" the rapper said when told about the story. "That is hilarious. Poor fella."

The MC also shared words of advice for Nichols. "Don't check any text messages in front of your wife, that would be the first thing. And don't answer any texts by saying 'Yes,' because people take 'Yes' differently with me. And usually you end up opening your wallet."

Instead of getting a new number, Nichols uses the rapper's old digits to his advantage. "When interviewers have asked me, 'What's something interesting that no one else knows?' or when people I meet working political campaigns tell me about meeting Bill Clinton, I always say, 'I have Sir Mix-A-Lot's old phone number. It's a total mic drop."

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