Mi­randa sings for Puerto Rico

New York Daily News - - NEWS - Joe Dziemi­anow­icz

“HAMIL­TON” cre­ator Lin-Manuel Mi­randa has writ­ten a mu­si­cal “love let­ter” to raise money for hur­ri­cane-rav­aged Puerto Rico.

The song is set to be re­leased Oct. 6 and fea­tures an ar­ray of celebrity artists.

De­tails on who’s col­lab­o­rat­ing are un­der wraps, but Mi­randa told CNN that he “called ev­ery Puerto Ri­can I know” to join in.

And they jumped at the chance. “To ev­ery artist, I’ve said, ‘Can you help out on this song?’ And they said yes,” he said.

Mi­randa, 37, whose fam­ily has deep roots in Puerto Rico, was in­spired to write the song in the mid­dle of the night.

“I had the idea at 3 in the morn­ing . . . The ini­tial demo was me singing in a bath­room,” he said.

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