Nas and Dave East Join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aloe Blacc for Powerful “Wrote My Way Out” Video
Hamilton is still one of the most in-demand musicals out right now, and the play's mixtape features some of the biggest names in the hip-hop community as well. The musical's star and creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, team up with Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc in the video for the hard-hitting track "Wrote My Way Out."
The black-and-white visuals show the four artists on top of a building overlooking New York City, as well as scenes of kids in their neighborhoods throughout Manhattan. Some of the children even lip-synch Blacc's powerful hook that he sings in between the three rappers' verses. While Miranda represents for his native neighborhood of uptown Manhattan, East and Nas make sure to lace their lyrics with styles from their Harlem and Queens roots.
The Hamilton Mixtape originally dropped in December 2016, which included offerings from The Roots, Chance The Rapper, Wiz Khalifa and many more on the 23 total tracks.
2018 is already starting off on a busy note for Dave East, as he just recently dropped his Paranoia 2 project, which followed up to the original installment, Paranoia: A True Story EP from November.
Watch the music video for "Wrote My Way Out" from Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aloe Blacc below.
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