Usher’s ‘Wait for It’ from ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ is a must-listen slow-burn

Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of “Hamilton” perform at the Tony Awards in New York.
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Wouldn’t life be a bit brighter if every weekend started with Hamilton Mixtape songs? The Hamilton Mixtape just released “Wait For It” and “Wrote My Way Out,” so it’ll be a while before we have to imagine a bleak world without new tunes.

Usher’s “Wait For It” is perhaps the perfect marriage of 2006 and 2016:

“Wrote My Way Out” features Miranda himself, along with Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc, and if the errant fall weather hasn’t given you goosebumps today, the track will.

Time to spend another day listening to two songs on repeat! Much love, Lin.

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