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Questlove and Lin-Manuel Miranda Announce 'The Hamilton Mixtape'

03/03/2016
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(Radio.com) The hip-hop musical Hamilton will follow in the footsteps of most Hip Hop artists these days by releasing a mixtape. The Hamilton Mixtape, which will feature Busta Rhymes, Ben Folds, Regina Spektor, Latifah, Common, Chance the Rapper and a host of others, will be out this year, although no date has been announced yet.

The project will include cover songs from Hamilton as well as original material inspired by the musical. The tape is a collaborative project between Hamilton star and writer Lin-Maunel Miranda and Questlove of The Roots.

Miranda tells Variety his idea on doing the mixtape originated before the actual play, "To me, Hamilton was a hip-hop artist. He used his words to get everywhere. He also ruined his life using those verbal abilities. I thought of this as a concept album like Jesus Christ Superstar; that was an album before it was staged as a show. I wanted to write really dense, fun lyrics like my favorite hip-hop artists did." Read more here.

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