The Broadway sensation Hamilton has become a pop culture phenomenon, but in case you haven't had the chance to see this hit musical play, you can enjoy creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's songs in a new way. The Hamilton creator gave fans a surprise on social media, when he unveiled the full tracklist for his highly-anticipated Hamilton Mixtape. Today, Atlantic Records revealed that the mixtape will be released December 2, and the first two tracks from the album were released.
First up, Lin-Manuel Miranda used his verified Twitter account to release a photo that revealed the full tracklist of 21 songs. The songs include two songs from The Roots, No John Trumbull (Intro) and My Shot (feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix] which kick of the mixtape. Lin-Manuel Miranda also collaborates with Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc on Wrote My Way Out, with Usher singing Wait For It, Watsky featuring Shockwave singing An Open Letter and Sia featuring Miguel and Queen Latifah singing Satisfied.
The Mixtape continues with Dear Theodosia by Regina Spektor featuring Ben Folds, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Valley Forge, It's Quiet Uptown by Kelly Clarkson, That Would Be Enough by Alicia Keys and Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) by K'naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC and Residente. Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon & The Roots reunite to sing You'll Be Back, while Ashanti and Ja Rule team up for Helpless. !llmind sings Take a Break (Interlude), while Jill Scott performs Say Yes To This and Dessa sings Congratulations.
The final tracks are Burn by Andra Day, Stay Alive (Interlude) by J.PERIOD & Stro Elliot, Slavery Battle (Demo) by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Washington's By Your Side by Wiz Khalifa, History Has Its Eyes On You by John Legend, Who Tells Your Story by The Roots featuring Common & Ingrid Michaelson and Theodosia (Reprise) by Chance The Rapper & Francis and The Lights. Fans who pre-ordered the mixtape, starting today, were given Kelly Clarkson's "It's Quiet Uptown" and The Roots' My Shot (Rise Up Remix) featuring Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz, and Nate Ruess, through instant downloads, and they were also released through streaming services like Spotify.
After Hamilton debuted on Broadway, Lin-Manuel Miranda has become quite the hot commodity these days. He helped record new music for director J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Moana, and he signed on to star in Mary Poppins 2 for Disney, while also coming aboard to compose new songs with Alan Menken and oversee the writing on Disney's live-action Little Mermaid remake. Take a look at Lin-Manuel Miranda's tweets below, along with the first two songs from the Hamilton Mixtape.