The entire Rotten Tomatoes interview (above) with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is terrific and insightful. But I was especially struck by the part where he shares the songwriting process for "My Shot." His influences were hip hop and the AOL dialup chime:
— Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) July 7, 2020
"I'm grabbing from the influences and paying homage to those influences."
screengrab via Rotten Tomatoes