Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Immortal Technique Was His High School Bully

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Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t scared of Immortal Technique anymore. 

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The brains behind Hamilton revealed on a podcast that he was stuffed into a trash can by the MC in high school, according to Billboard

"He was our school bully,” he said. "He terrorized kids, he threw them in the garbage. I got thrown in the garbage by him. He got a part senior year [in the school play] and I was like, 'Oh my god, I'm in a f--king play with the dude that scares the shit out of all my friends.”

Immortal Technique started getting into theater in high school alongside Miranda, but he went on to become a rapper that sheds light on issues with government, religion and race. Even though he bullied Miranda, the star is still a big fan. 

"He's one of the most political, ideological [MCs]. He really made an incredible life for himself as a rapper,” he said. "He was a really angry kid, and it's been wonderful to watch him grow up and find a political outlet for that anger.” 

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Who would have thought that these two even went to high school together? 

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