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Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces ‘Hamilton’ is Heading to Theaters in 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash-hit stage musical Hamilton is finally headed to movie theaters. Disney will debut a film version of the Broadway play to release in US and Canadian theaters on October 15, 2021. The movie will include the original cast in its full glory: Miranda as Alexander Hamilton; Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson; […]

Dave East Scores First Gold Record with “Wrote My Way Out”

Dave East took to Instagram on Monday to thank Nas for helping him earn his first Gold plaque on the song “Wrote my Way Out.”  Dave East dropped a verse on the track which was featured on Lin Manuel-Miranda‘s The Hamilton Mixtape which was a soundtrack for the famous 2015 Broadway Musical Hamilton that was […]

Lin Manuel Miranda Is Bringing ‘Hamilton’ To Puerto Rico

Lin Manuel Miranda is bringing the universally acclaimed musical play Hamilton: An American Musical to his storm battered homeland of Puerto Rico. Set to be staged at the island’s capital city of San Juan, Lin Manuel will reprise his role as Alexander Hamilton, returning to the show after ending his stint on Broadway in July 2016. […]

New Zealand’s DJ Spell Is The 2017 World DMC Online DJ Champion

DJ Spell of Hamilton, New Zealand has taken out the 2017 World DMC Online DJ Championship title earlier this month under heavy international competition and will now join the rest of the respective national DMC Champions in London this October to compete for the ultimate title of DMC World Champion. While the competition proved to […]

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)”

Wednesday morning (June 28), Lin-Manuel Miranda shared a powerful video for “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)” off of Hamilton Mixtape. The mixtape, inspired by Hamilton: An American Musical, features covers from the show as well as songs inspired by the production. It debuted at No. 1 n Billboard 200 chart. The video features  K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC […]

The Source Was Fortunate To Catch Up With R&B Superstar Ashanti

With an album coming out soon, the former Murder Inc. hit making songstress is on the prowl to have the summer on lock. When you mentioned the name Ashanti, you have no choice but to smile from ear to ear as her soulful catalog of music she released has been undeniably impressive. After catching the […]

The World Reacts to Mike Pence Seeing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton”

Theatergoers booed Mike Pence as the vice president-elect went to see acclaimed musical Hamilton. The play itself, creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, and cast have been known to be pioneers for all identities. Those identities include ones that Pence has been accused of sidelining: LGBTQ, women, non-Christians, and racial minorities. So boos weren’t exactly the only reaction when […]

Highlights From The 70th Annual Tony Awards

The 70th Annual Tony Awards took place Sunday night [June 12] in New York City honoring the best shows to hit Broadway. Faces lit up as Hamilton took home a whopping 11 awards. This year’s Tony Awards was filled with music, dance, and laughter as British TV host James Corden set the tone for a fun-filled, light-hearted award […]

Will Hamilton Sweep The Tony Awards This Sunday?

The 70th Annual Tony Awards will air live from the Beacon Theater in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The show will be hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden (probably best known for his late night show and über viral “Carpool Karaoke” segments). Hip Hop musical Hamilton is nominated for a groundbreaking 16 […]

‘Hamilton’ Secures Record 16 Tony Awards Nominations

The Hamilton train is not stopping any time soon. The majestic Broadway musical written and directed by multi-faceted writer, actor and director Lin Manuel-Miranda has made Tony Awards history, snagging a whopping 16 nominations, including Best New Musical, Best Lead Actor in a Musical, Best New Play and Best New Musical Revival. Hamilton breaks the record of […]

‘Hamilton’ Wins a Pulitzer Prize For Drama

It’s the play that sold out over a year an advance, won a GRAMMY Award and regularly had the Obamas in attendance, and now Hamilton can add another accomplishment to its resume: a Pulitzer Prize. Yesterday, the winners of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize Awards were announced, and Lin Manuel-Miranda tweeted, incredulously and excitably, “PULITZER?!,” when […]

Chance The Rapper, Busta Rhymes, Usher & More to Contribute to ‘Hamilton’ Mixtape

The Broadway show Hamilton has taken Broadway, and subsequently the entertainment industry, by storm. After racking up notable fans like the Obamas and Beyonce, Hamilton quickly became the most hotly-coveted show in New York theater, and tickets began selling out by the year. Their success wasn’t only relegated to the stage, however. At this year’s Grammy […]

Album Review: ‘Hamilton’ Original Broadway Cast Recording

Alexander Hamilton founded the Federalist Party; he wrote over half of The Federalist Papers; he was a chief aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War; he established a national bank; he had an extramarital affair; he was killed in a duel by Alexander Burr.