Sunday , 22 October 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying feat Artists for Puerto Rico [Music Video]

I love this!
The humanitarian work to support Puerto Rico continues.
Lin-Manuel Miranda gathered a ton of Latino celeb music makers and artists for “Almost Like Praying,” a benefit song released on Oct. 5.
 
The track features: Gina Rodriguez, Gloria Estefan, Joell Oritz, Rita Moreno, Marc Anthony, John Leguizamo, Ednita Nazario, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra, Jennifer Lopez, and more. 
 
Check out the video here

I was moved to tears listening to all these artists singing “Almost Like Praying,” for the which samples West Side Story’s classic “Maria” and the lyrics list of all the towns in Puerto Rico.

Lin-Manuel also helped late night talk show host Stephen Colbert reach a huge milestone for his #PuberMe Campaign.

Stephen Colbert, Nick Kroll, and special guest Lin-Manuel Miranda announce that the #PuberMe celebrity photos challenge raised $1,000,000 for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

$1,000,000 for hurricane relief for Puerto Rico!

Download and stream here: https://Atlantic.lnk.to/AlmostLikePra...

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying” was written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with proceeds benefiting The Hispanic Federation’s Unidos Disaster Relief Fund

Proceeds go to https://hispanicfederation.org/unidos/

For more information, please visit http://www.hispanicfederation.org and http://www.almostlikepraying.com

“Almost Like Praying” Lin-Manuel Miranda feat Artists for Puerto Rico Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda © 2017 5000 Broadway Music (ASCAP) Administered by WB Music Corp.

Vocals Performed by Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Camila Cabello, Pedro Capo, Dessa, Gloria Estefan, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra, Alex Lacamoire, John Leguizamo, Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Ednita Nazario, Joell Ortiz, Anthony Ramos, Gina Rodriguez, Gilberto Santa Rosa, PJ Sin Suela, Tommy Torres, Ana Villafañe Marc Anthony, Ednita Nazario, Pedro Capo, Jennifer Lopez and Gloria Estefan appear courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment U.S. Latin LLC Luis Fonsi appears courtesy of Universal Music Latin Entertainment

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