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WIth the help of President Obama, "Hamilton" star Lin-Manuel Miranda showed off his rap skills in the White House Rose Garden.

Six years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda stood in the East Room of the White House and rapped the beginnings of a "concept album based on the life of I someone I think embodies hip hop: Treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton."

That song — Alexander Hamilton, which summarizes the first 40 pages of Ron Chernow's biography in under four minutes — became the opening number for the biggest show on Broadway and the first musical theater number performed on the Grammys in years. On Monday, Miranda returned for an encore and brought George Washington, Aaron Burr and General Lafayette along to sing it with him. King George III, the Schuyler Sisters and Chernow were also in attendance.

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