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Hip-Hop Music: Alexander Hamilton And The American Revolution

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Hamilton The hip-hop musical Hamilton is a must see for those who want an interesting history lesson in a modern perspective. Hamilton teaches us about the American Revolution in the point of view of the colonists Filled with intense and soothing songs, Hamilton has won many awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and they walked away with twelve trophies at the Tony’s. One of the most popular songs is “Alexander Hamilton,” the opening number of the show. This song tells us the story of the rest of the show, bringing excitement and joy for what is coming next. The song is very upbeat and fast to give you a sense of the hip hop touch of the show. The writer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, was inspired to write this when he read the biography of
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