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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host SNL with likely Historical Rap Battle

Selin Kilic September 28, 2016 September 28th, 2016

So it looks like SNL will get a musical (and probably historical) twist on an upcoming episode this season. The announcement on Twitter came this Wednesday morning that *Wait For It* Lin-Manuel Miranda will be hosting on October 8!

If you don’t know who Miranda is, please come out from under your rock. He’s only the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton star and creator, nbd.

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For fans who were sad to see Miranda depart after his last performance in July, we can pretty much ensure you will get at least one (if not many) Hamilton-related skits.

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Taking the lead alongside musical guest Twenty One Pilots, it can be assumed that there will be at least one hip-hop piece. Do yourself a favor and watch his Alexander Hamilton rap for reference:

We know what you’re asking yourself: Will the cast appear in 18th Century garb? Will there be singing? Rapping? Historical satirical monologues in rhyme? More political tweets read in song-form? We can only hope.

Sources: Variety, The Daily Beast, A.V. Club