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The Roots and Busta Rhymes remix “My Shot” for The Hamilton Mixtape — listen

on November 04, 2016, 11:20am

Yesterday, Lin-Manuel Miranda announced details of his long-in-the-works Hamilton mixtape, revealing a star-studded list of contributors who’ve reworked the music from his Tony Award-winning music. Now, ahead of its December 2nd release, he’s shared the first two tracks from the tape.

The Roots and Busta Rhymes teamed up with Slaughterhouse’s Joell Ortiz and fun.’s Nate Ruess to take on the show’s biggest hit. In their hands, “My Shot” becomes a hard-hitting street track.

Meanwhile, Kelly Clarkson turned the stirring balladry of “It’s Quiet Uptown” into pure pop bliss.

The Hamilton Mixtape also boasts contributions from Chance the Rapper, Francis and the Lights, Regina Spektor, Ben Folds, Nas, Sia, and MiguelPre-orders are ongoing and include gratis downloads of the above two tracks.

The Hamilton Mixtape Tracklist:
01. No John Trumbull (Intro) – The Roots
02. My Shot [Rise Up Remix] – The Roots feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess
03. Wrote My Way Out – Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Aloe Blacc
04. Wait For It – Usher
05. An Open Letter [Interlude] – Watsky feat. Shockwave
06. Satisfied – Sia feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah
07. Dear Theodosia – Regina Spektor feat. Ben Folds
08. Valley Forge (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
09. It’s Quiet Uptown – Kelly Clarkson
10. That Would Be Enough – Alicia Keys
11. Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) – K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, Residente
12. You’ll Be Back – Jimmy Fallon & The Roots
13. Helpless – Ashanti feat. Ja Rule
14. Take A Break (Interlude) – !llmind
15. Say Yes To This – Jill Scott
16. Congratulations – Dessa
17. Burn – Andra Day
18. Stay Alive (Interlude) – J.PERIOD & Stro Elliot
19. Slavery Battle (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
20. Washingtons By Your Side – Wiz Khalifa
21. History Has Its Eyes On You – John Legend
22. Who Tells Your Story – The Roots feat. Common & Ingrid Michaelson
23. Dear Theodosia (Reprise) – Chance the Rapper & Francis and The Lights

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