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VIDEO: HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs Proves Why He's the Fastest Rapper on Broadway!

Daveed Diggs holds the record for fastest rapper on Broadway (in the number 'Guns and Ships' he raps 19 words in 3 seconds!), but on last night's TONIGHT SHOW, he showed Jimmy Fallon he can rap even faster than he does as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton. Later, Diggs talks about how he went from delivering fajitas for pharmaceutical companies to being Tony-nominated for his role in the hit hip-hop musical. Check out all the clips below!

HAMILTON opened on August 6, 2016 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre. The cast of Hamilton is comprised of Lin-Manuel Miranda (Alexander Hamilton), Daveed Diggs(Marquis De Lafayette,Thomas Jefferson), Renée Elise Goldsberry (Angelica Schuyler),Christopher Jackson (George Washington), Rory O'Malley (King George), Jasmine Cephas Jones (Peggy Schuyler, Maria Reynolds), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton alternate), Okieriete Onaodowan(Hercules Mulligan, James Madison), Leslie Odom, Jr. (Aaron Burr),Anthony Ramos(John Laurens, PhilipHamilton) and Phillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton).
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical direction and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway,HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.

Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC



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