When Angelica Skyler said “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. And when I meet Thomas Jefferson, I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the sequel! Work!” I️ felt THAT.
These words were the start of my Hamilton obsession. The Hamilton craze has swept the nation – no, the world – because of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ingenious ability to speak to any and all of our ~feels ~ while telling the story of an old white man, through hip-hop rap battles. It is a story of determination, drive, and diligence that I️ think all incoming college freshmen should take a closer listen to.
Here are my top 5 lyrics from some of my favorite Hamilton songs that you should seriously download and rap at the top of your lungs in your dorm room or, heck, the communal showers down the hall.