Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Puerto Rico Benefit Song ‘Almost Like Praying’

It’s been two weeks since Hurricane Maria first raged across the island of Puerto Rico, and the crisis has only grown more complex. What first seemed like a natural disaster has also proven to be a long-standing infrastructural one; most of the island remains without electricity and water, putting its residents at a heightened risk… continue reading →

BREAKING NEWS: Tom Petty Passes Away at 66

Tom Petty has passed away at the age of 66 after reports emerged that he fell into cardiac arrest and was found unconscious at his Malibu, California home on Sunday (October 1). Reports suggested that he had no brain activity at the hospital and was taken off of life support. CBS News confirmed that he’s… continue reading →

New Music Alert: Beyoncé, Lin-Manuel Miranda ready new music to support hurricane relief

Beyoncé is back with new music — and she’s doing it for a good cause. The singer has jumped on the remix for J Balvin and Willy William’s hit song “Mi Gente,” showing off her Spanish skills and generosity. For her first new material since the June birth of her twins, Beyoncé is pledging all… continue reading →

‘Hamilton’ creator: New song a ‘love letter to Puerto Rico

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father, Luis Miranda, made a passionate plea for help for the hurricane-ravaged island of Puerto Rico. They emphasized the seriousness of the crisis, with many people lacking power, food and fuel more than a week after Hurricane Maria made landfall.“Puerto Ricans, that’s 3.5 million American citizens, just like Texas,… continue reading →

Lin-Manuel Miranda Pens Plea for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Lin-Manuel Miranda penned a powerful essay asking for help for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, where members of the Hamilton creator’s family resides. “There’s no shortage of stories about the devastation experienced in my beloved Puerto Rico in the past week,” Miranda wrote for The Hollywood Reporter. “From the children still searching for signs of their parents, to the… continue reading →

Jay-Z Honors Colin Kaepernick On ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jay-Z, during his appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” didn’t verbally address the #TakeTheKnee controversy that’s been sweeping the NFL, but his choice of outfit spoke volumes. Performing his song “Bam” with Damian Marley during the Season 43 premiere of the NBC show, the rapper appeared on stage wearing a jersey with the words “Colin K” and… continue reading →