Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jennifer Lopez Collaborate on Emotional New Song to Benefit Orlando Mass Shooting Victims
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jennifer Lopez recorded a song titled "Love Make the World Go Round"
The two have recorded a new song together called, “Love Make the World Go Round,” and all proceeds from the track will go to the Hispanic Federation’s Proyecto Somos Orlando.
Miranda first teased the duet on Twitter Monday morning, writing, “I have a treat for you at noon. A taste of some new music you don’t need tickets to hear.”
The Hamilton creator and star, 36, then posted a behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the upcoming single.
“Sooo @Jlo & yours truly went in on a tune that will benefit [Somos Orlando] here’s a taste!” he wrote on a video that featured both him rapping and Lopez singing.
“Me and @Lin_Manuel working in studio on something very special,” Lopez also captioned an Instagram video of the same clip.
The up-beat track features Miranda’s signature rapping skills with lyrics such as “What we got is love even when the sinners hate us / We cannot let them diminish or intimidate us / We sing out, we got the rhythm and the truth on our side / We cut through the divide and we do it with pride.”
“Love Make the World Go Round” does not yet have a release date.
And this isn’t the first song Miranda has lent his voice to in support of the tragedy Just days after the gay nightclub massacre, Miranda, along with A-list members of the theater community recorded a cover of the 1965 hit “What the Worlds Needs Now Is Love.”