Newswire: No, Immortal Technique won’t throw Lin-Manuel Miranda back in the trash can

Hamilton creator and internet darling Lin-Manuel Miranda caused a bit of a stir when he revealed on WTF With Marc Maron that he used to be bullied by rapper Immortal Technique back in high school. Though Miranda praised the way Technique has since learned to channel his childhood anger into political activism, the dominant story from the interview was the fact that Technique once threw Miranda into a trash can. The internet naturally ran with the idea of a Hamilton-worthy feud between the two and someone even started a Change.org petition to “Get Immortal Technique To Throw Lin-Manuel Miranda In The Trash Can Again.”

Only it turns out the whole thing was overblown and Technique has no desire to play Aaron Burr to Miranda’s Alexander Hamilton. The rapper weighed in on his past with Miranda in this thoughtful statement to Complex:

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