An Honest Take on “Hamilton”

It has been one week since “Hamilton” premiered as a movie across billions of streaming devices in the world. Just in time for the 4th of July came America’s latest Broadway sensation, the belle of the ball. Now I must say, when it initially first blew up I as well as many others were intrigued by a hip hop Broadway musical surrounding America’s Caribbean founding father, and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.

From a historical perspective it is a bit of a shock and odd concept to be quite honest. On the other hand, from a musical perspective, “Hamilton” is…

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Chris L. Butler

Black American & Dutch writer living in Canada. Author of 2 chapbooks: ‘Sacrilegious’ and ‘BLERD: ’80s BABY, ’90s KID’. 🇺🇸🇳🇱🇨🇦