“The Hamilton Mixtape” from Lin-Manuel Miranda
The composer and star of the Broadway smash-hit Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda just confirmed the impressive list of stars that will feature on a mixtape full of songs from the beloved musical and she also released the first two songs from this project:
1.- “My Shot” by The Roots ft. Busta Rhymes , Joell Ortiz and Nate Ruess
2.- “It´s quiet down” by Kelly Clarkson
The mixtape is a compilation of some of Hamilton’s most popular songs performed by Nas , Chance The Rapper , Wiz Khalifa, Usher, Common, Alicia Keys , Miguel , Sia , Jimmy Fallon , Ja Rule , Ashanti and John Legend.
Some of the songs don’t feature in the musical in any form, and are entirely exclusive to The Hamilton Mixtape and some songs appear to be remixes of numbers on the Hamilton original soundtrack. Both fans of Hip Hop and Broadway should enjoy this Mixtape and discover what these artists have brought to the record-breaking, Tony-award winning musical.
Quote to remember: “Rise up, If you livin’ on your knees, you rise up, tell your brother that he’s gotta rise up, tell your sister that she’s gotta rise up, when are folks like me and you gonna rise up?”
RATE 1/10: 7.5