The pop culture sensation that is "Hamilton" fused with the pop culture sensation that is "Star Wars" when Miranda revealed that he wrote the music for a new cantina scene in "The Force Awakens." And today, to celebrate Star Wars Day, he called up director J.J. Abrams to perform that song for its #Ham4Ham tradition (a treat for fans who waited in vain for tickets outside the theater).
The song is called "Jabba Flow" and written in the language spoken by Jabba the Hutt.
Miranda joked that it was a "shaggy intergalactic remix." He and Abrams also announced that the song was now available for download on iTunes or StarWars.com.
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