Kelly Clarkson, The Roots Share First 2 Covers Off 'The Hamilton Mixtape': Listen

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is seen on stage during the "Hamilton" Grammy performance for The 58th Grammy Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on Feb. 15, 2016 in New York City. 

First tastes of the upcoming Hamilton Mixtape are now out with Kelly Clarkson's rendition of "It's Quiet Uptown" and "My Shot" by The Roots, featuring fun.'s Nate RuessBusta Rhymes and Brooklyn-based rapper Joell Ortiz.

News of The Hamilton Mixtape broke last week, as Lin-Manuel Miranda's juggernaut of a musical continues to dominate headlines. While Miranda had previously teased on Twitter that such a project was in the works, Atlantic Records finally officially confirmed that the mixtape will arrive Dec. 2 with a wide array of artists reinterpreting songs. 

 

The impressive 23-song track list includes a bevy of talent including Nas, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Jill Scott, Chance the Rapper and more.

Clarkson's soaring version of "It's Quiet Uptown" is anything but quiet, as her powerhouse vocals deliver the chorus with pure-hearted conviction.

"My Shot" -- which Manuel sang for his opening monolog when he hosted Saturday Night Live -- meanwhile, is more aggressive hip-hop and sounds like it was never on Broadway at all. 

If these two songs are only the first taste of what's to come, it's safe to say -- much like the play itself -- The Hamilton Mixtape won't disappoint. 

Give the songs a listen below.