It's Diggs' last big hurrah as Lafayette before he switches roles in Act II, and a memorable last solo for the character.
"My Shot" is an "I Want" song not just for Hamilton, but for his friends Laurens, Lafayette and Mulligan as well, laying out how they believe the revolution will fulfil each of their personal wishes.
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