Lin-Manuel Miranda drops pitch-perfect ‘West Wing’ tribute rap

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Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, have a lot in common.

They’re both fiery wordsmiths, well-known for their ability to write spellbinding swathes of dialogue, not to mention their shared fascination with American politics.

Given those similarities, it seemed inevitable that their minds would meet. And now they have (sort of) in the form of a truly impressive West Wing rap produced by the West Wing Weekly podcast and featuring Miranda on the mic.

Borrowing fictional President Josiah “Jed” Bartlet’s “What’s next?” catchphrase for its title and basic structure, the song lays the in-jokes and character call-outs on thick. …

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Via: Mashable: Television

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