WATCH: Bronxites Rita Moreno, Fat Joe, & JLo Record Lin-Manuel Miranda Song for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico born and Bronx raised Rita Moreno is one of several major Puerto Rican artists who recorded Lin-Manuel Miranda’s benefit song for Puerto Rico.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Puerto Rican Pulitzer Prize, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winning composer and playwright behind the hit plays Hamilton and In The Heights, has written a benefit song for Puerto Rico relief efforts due to the devastation left behind by Hurricane Maria.

‘Almost Like Praying’ features Bronx artists like Rita Moreno, Fat Joe, and Jennifer Lopez aka J Lo alongside other Puerto Rican and Latin American recording artists who got together to record this beautiful song that not only pays tribute to the island but each of the 78 municipios (municipalities or counties if you will) that make up the Puerto Rican archipelago.

You can buy it on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Playand Amazon. All proceeds will go to the Hispanic Federation’s Hurricane Relief Fund.



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