Ponytail-Free Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers 'GQ' & Sings Trump's Tweets

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Lin-Manuel Miranda arrives at the Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016, in New York City.

The "Hamilton" mastermind rocks a brand-new look in magazine photo shoot.

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is ready for his next Broadway challenge: Trump The Musical. For the GQ October 2016 cover, Miranda sings the musical written entirely from presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Twitter feed.


“I have not changed a word of these. Only added melody,” he said while riding a red double-decker New York City tour bus. While he did not rap the lyrics -- like his Hamilton character does -- Manuel did single out these three tweets about warm Thanksgiving regards, "Taco-gate" and 9/11.

Miranda, a vocal Clinton supporter, spoke with GQ about chopping off his ponytail, moving on from Hamilton, and never forgetting his childhood home in Inwood, New York. Check out the 79-second video below, and for the full cover story, click here.


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