NEW YORK (AP) — Barack Obama, or Barap Obama?
The former U.S. president appears on a reworked song by Lin-Manuel Miranda originally from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Released Friday, “One Last Time (44 Remix)” features Obama reciting a passage from George Washington’s farewell address.
The song also features vocals from Tony nominee Christopher Jackson, who played Washington in “Hamilton.” The track was produced by Grammy-winning gospel singer BeBe Winans and Tony and Grammy winner Alex Lacamoire.
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Miranda performed his song “Alexander Hamilton” at the White House in 2009 when Obama was in office. He went on to write “Hamilton,” which hit Broadway in 2015 and became a cultural phenomenon, winning 11 Tonys, a Pulitzer Prize and a Kennedy Center Honor.
Miranda returned to the White House to perform “One Last Time” in 2017 in a farewell to Obama.
“One Last Time (44 Remix)”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFEL_0UFgIs
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