Lin-Manuel Miranda teams up with Latino stars for Puerto Rico relief song
UPI News Service, 10/07/2017
Lin-Manuel Miranda teamed up with nearly two dozen Latino stars to make a fundraising song for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.
The "Hamilton" creator released the track titled "Almost Like Praying" just after midnight on Friday with all proceeds benefitting hispanicfederation.org's efforts to provide relief to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Miranda promoted the song on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Thursday night while also sharing an "awkward puberty video" of himself as part of Colbert and actor Nick Kroll's #puberme relief fundraiser.
Miranda has supported The Hispanic Federation since the powerful Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico creating a humanitarian crisis.
"I know there's a tendency for fatigue because we've just been through two hurricanes. And we can't be fatigued when it comes to our fellow Americans," he said.
"Almost Like Praying" is now available to purchase or stream via iTunes and other music services.
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