Celebrities React: “Hamilton Mixtape” Track List
Lin-Manuel Miranda announced a Hamilton Mixtape on Thursday, featuring a number of top music artists covering the show’s soundtrack. Now celebrity fans of the hit musical are already going crazy with excitement. See stars’ reaction tweets below!
“Hello hello hello! Been working on a mixtape for years. It’s finished. You can pre-order it TOMORROW. #HamiltonMixtape,” Miranda casually tweeted. He then posted, “But wait there’s more!” With that, the Hamilton mastermind posted the track list showing all the big-name performers who are featured on the project.
The star-studded list includes Sia, Usher, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Nas, The Roots, Chance The Rapper, Regina Spektor, Ben Folds, Queen Latifah, and John Legend. That’s in addition to Aloe Blacc, Andra Day, Ashanti, Wiz Khalifa, Ja Rule, Jill Scott, Nate Reuss, Busta Rhymes and more. Even Jimmy Fallon is on a song.
Fan response was immediate, prompting “Hamilton Mixtape” to become a trending topic. That led Miranda to tweet, “I’m overwhelmed that you’re all so happy. I have been SITTING ON SO MANY SECRETS. Each artist on here is a dream come true. #HamiltonMixtape.”
Clarkson also posted, “Been waiting to share the news with you!” Ingrid Michaelson exclaimed, “I’M ON IT! HOW DID THIS HAPPEN???” Scott said, “Say Yes To This #HamiltonMixtape!!!!!!” Fallon noted, “Honored to perform “You’ll Be Back” with @TheRoots on HamiltonMixtape.”
Meanwhile, Katie Couric asked her followers, “Are you as excited about the #HamiltonMixtape as I am?” And Taran Killam highlighted the Spektor-Folds duet, writing, “Holy crap #HamiltonMixtape But damn you @Lin_Manuel in particular for this: #AlreadyCrying.” But Killam, Couric and other fans will have to wait until December to hear it!