See Black Thought, Ja Rule, Ashanti Perform ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Songs

The Roots’ Black Thought performed songs from ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’ along with Ja Rule, Ashanti and others at Richard Rodgers Theatre on Thursday.

The Roots‘ Black Thought, Ja Rule, Ashanti, Regina Spektor, Andra Day and Joell Ortiz performed songs from the forthcoming The Hamilton Mixtape on Thursday at Richard Rodgers Theatre. The concert was also streamed live.

As The Hollywood Reporter noted, Black Thought, who serves as an executive producer for the project, launched the show with an abbreviated “No John Trumbull.” He also rapped a fiery rendition of “My Shot” with Joell Ortiz. The recorded version includes the addition of bandmates The Roots along with Busta Rhymes and…