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

Plus, Kelly Clarkson contributes "It's Quiet Uptown" to Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical mixtape


    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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