Hamilton Mixtape Artists Set for Special #Ham4Ham Performance
The event will also be livestreamed from the Richard Rodgers Theatre to celebrate the album's upcoming release.
The Hamilton Mixtape, an album of songs inspired by Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway juggernaut Hamilton, is set to drop December 2. With excitement mounting among Broadway lovers (and fans of participating artists like Sia and Usher) the Richard Rodgers Theatre will host a special #Ham4Ham featuring appearances and performances from album contributors at 1pm on December 1.
Artists who recorded music for The Hamilton Mixtape include The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Nas, Usher, Sia, Queen Latifah, Miguel, Regina Spektor, Ben Folds, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, K'naan, Snow tha Product, Riz MC, Residente, Jimmy Fallon, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Jill Scott, Dessa, Andra Day, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, Ingrid Michaelson, Chance the Rapper, and more.
Directed by Thomas Kail and inspired by Ron Chernow's biography Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton explores the life of the American founding father and first Secretary of the Treasury, as well as his experiences as an orphan of the British West Indies who immigrated to the 13 Colonies and helped shape the United States of America. The show, which had its world premiere at the Public Theater, features a hip-hop score by Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The Hamilton Mixtape #Ham4Ham event will be livestreamed here: