Lin-Manuel Miranda Dedicated His New Music Video To His Abuela Who Passed Away On Christmas Morning Of Last Year

“I know abuela’s never really gonna win the lottery, so it’s up to me to draw blood with this pen, hit an artery.”

As part of his #Hamildrops project, for which he’s releasing new songs and videos from the Hamilton Mixtape, Lin-Manuel Miranda released a music video for the song “Wrote My Way Out.”

Featuring Nas, Dave East, and Aloe Blacc, the video gives you major New York City vibes and also a sense of hope. Miranda released the video in memory of his abuela, Edmunda Claudio, who passed away on Christmas morning of last year.

Whether it’s through rap lyrics, poetry, or short essays, it’s the action of writing that can help people get through difficult times, as was the case for Miranda growing up.

In response to the the release of the music video, people across Twitter were amazed by the visuals.

Others caught on to the references that were made to Miranda’s Broadway musical, “In The Heights.”

And many were just stoked to see rapper Nas and Miranda perform together.

Overall, Hamilton fans were digging the video too.

What are your thoughts? 

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