Former President Barack Obama debuts on Billboard with Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest ‘Hamilton’ remix

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Barack Obama Makes ‘Billboard’ Chart Debut

Barack Obama Makes ‘Billboard’ Chart Debut The 44th president made his debut on the Hot R&B Songs chart. He is featured on the “One Last Time” remix with Christopher Jackson and gospel singer, Bebe Winans. The song reached No. 22. Obama is heard almost halfway through the song, reciting a passage from George Washington’s farewell speech. The single is the latest Hamildrop series release from Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda. The 'Hamildrop' series raised money for charity through remixed songs fr

Barack Obama can now add Billboard charter to his long list of titles and accomplishments!

The former president, best-selling author and Nobel Peace-Prize winner debuted on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart at number 22 alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda with their song “One Last Time (44 Remix),” a gospel-remixed version of the Hamilton song. 

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The track was the final installment of the 2018 “Hamildrop” series that saw the smash show’s creator Miranda release remixes of tracks from his hit musical monthly throughout the year, including a collaboration with “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Hamilton Polka.” Obama can be heard on “One Last Time (44 Remix),” delivering the spoken word segment from George Washington. The song also features Hamilton cast member Christopher Jackson and gospel singer BeBe Winans.

It is particularly fitting that Obama would feature on the last remix of the series, as the cast of Hamilton performed the original number at the White House for a student workshop during his presidency.

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Obama debuts on the Billboard chart with Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest Hamilton remix

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