Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Mixtape was released on Friday after stars performed songs from the mixtape in a concert on Thursday.

Stars Perform Songs from Upcoming Hamilton Mixtape

Alicia Keys, John Legend, Usher, Wiz Khalifa, Ingrid Michaelson,Common, Sia and Nas were among the stars who performed offshoot songs inspired by the hit production Hamilton. The Hamilton Mixtape album will be released on Friday at midnight local time. However, Thursday’s concert noted that physical copies are now available at the Broadway theater and its souvenir shop across the street.

The Roots’ Black Thought, Ja Rule, Ashanti, Regina Spektor, Andra Day and Joell Ortiz also performed in the concert, which took place in the Richard Rodgers Theater.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is currently preparing for the production’s U.K. debut and his starring turn in Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, sent a video message all the way from London for the fans watching the show, which was also live-streamed on YouTube.

The tracklist for the concert included the following hits from Hamilton:

1. “No John Trumbull (Intro)” – The Roots
2. “My Shot (Rise Up Remix)” – The Roots featuring Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess
3. “Wrote My Way Out” – Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Aloe Blacc
4. “Wait for It” – Usher
5. “An Open Letter (Interlude)” – Watsky featuring Shockwave
6. “Satisfied” – Sia featuring Miguel & Queen Latifah
7. “Dear Theodosia” – Regina Spektor featuring Ben Folds
8. “Valley Forge (Demo)” – Lin-Manuel Miranda
9. “It’s Quiet Uptown” – Kelly Clarkson
10. “That Would Be Enough” – Alicia Keys
11. “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” – K’naan, Snow tha Product, Riz MC, Residente
12. “You’ll Be Back” – Jimmy Fallon & the Roots
13. “Helpless” – Ashanti featuring Ja Rule
14. “Take a Break (Interlude)” – !llmind
15. “Say Yes to This” – Jill Scott
16. “Congratulations” – Dessa
17. “Burn” – Andra Day
18. “Stay Alive (Interlude)” – J. Period & Stro Elliot
19. “Cabinet Battle 3 (Demo)” – Lin-Manuel Miranda
20. “Washingtons by Your Side” – Wiz Khalifa
21. “History Has Its Eyes on You” – John Legend
22. “Who Tells Your Story” – The Roots featuring Common and Ingrid Michaelson
23. “Dear Theodosia (Reprise)” – Chance the Rapper & Francis and the Lights

You can watch a recording of the performance here:

 

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