Hamilton remix stars Barack Obama as George Washington


Four men stand around a piano. One of them is former US President Barack Obama

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Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda shared this picture of Barack Obama practising the number with Chris Jackson and musical director Alex Lacamoire

Former US President Barack Obama has lent his voice to a new version of a song from the hit musical Hamilton.

The show’s creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has released monthly remixes of songs – or “Hamildrops” – since December 2017.

In what has been labelled “the final Hamildrop”, Mr Obama performs George Washington’s farewell address from second act number One Last Time.

He is accompanied by Chris Jackson, who starred as Washington in the original Broadway cast.

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