Lin Manuel Miranda Research Paper

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American actor, composer, and lyricist. He is most famous for writing and acting in the Broadway musical In the Heights, which opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 2008. 35-year-old was born in New York City of Puerto Rican descent. He attended Hunter College High School and Wesleyan University. He founded a hip-hop theatre troupe called "Freestyle Love Supreme". Miranda also wrote, directed, and acted in an independent film called Clayton 's Friends (1996). Miranda shares his top hip-hop tracks completely with Us Weekly. See his full playlist below to find out which rap songs get Us going. * "Sober" is the first single by American recording artist Childish Gambino from his EP Kauai and won the mtvU…show more content…
The record appears on Janet‘s forthcoming comeback album, Unbreakable. The “Work It” rapper sets things off with a verse to announce the power of her presence. “I’ma shut it down,” raps Missy before adding that Miss Jackson wears the crown. She also throws in a few silly, yet, calculated “meows” and a “boom boom pow.” * "Welcome to New York” by Taylor Swift It was released as the second promotional single on October 20, 2014 from Swift 's fifth studio album, 1989. Critical response to the song was mixed; some found the lyrics clichéd and dull, while others called the song catchy and a "new kind of equality anthem". Swift is donating all proceeds from the sale of the single to the New York City Department of Education. * "You Ain’t Gotta Lie (Momma Said)” by Kendrick Lamar, the song is based along the lines of “the loudest in the room, is the weakest in the room”. Those who tell don’t know and those who know don’t tell. It’s a powerful message of the purgatory that entertainers and rappers can enter if they are not stratospherically successful, but not anonymous enough to return to their hood without recieving attention from everyone they

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