Just Released! Watch Music Video for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Almost Like Praying’ Benefit Single

Benefits and Galas   Just Released! Watch Music Video for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Almost Like Praying’ Benefit Single
 
Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, John Leguizamo, and more are among those featured on the single that benefits those affected by Hurricane Maria.

The music video for “Almost Like Praying,” the new single from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda that raises funds for Puerto Rico’s Hispanic Federation UNIDOS Disaster Relief Fund, has just been released.

The single was released October 6. Watch the music video above.

Read: LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA DEBUTS STARRY SINGLE “ALMOST LIKE PRAYING” TO BENEFIT PUERTO RICO

Among those featured on the single are Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, On Your Feet! star Ana Villafañe (who played Estefan in the Broadway musical), EGOT winner Rita Moreno, Broadway-bound John Leguizamo, Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos, and Miranda's frequent collaborator Alex Lacamoire.

The song begins with lyrics to West Side Story’s “Maria”: “Say it loud and there’s music playing; say it soft and it’s almost like praying.” As the song progresses, the various artists alternate as they recite all 78 towns in the U.S. island territory.

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