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A bevy of well-known Puerto Rican, and other Latinx and Black artists released a benefit compilation album on Monday (Oct. 23) to raise funds for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico.
The album, titled ¡Viva Puerto Rico!, was organized by New York-based Puerto Rican singer-activist Taina Asili, and features previously released music from 20 rising and renowned musicians, including Public Enemy's DJ Johnny Juice, Grammy-winning singer Lila Downs, hip-hop icons Immortal Technique and Talib Kweli, punk band Downtown Boysand indie stars Hurray for the Riff Raff, among many others.
"I am a musician, but first and foremost, I am an organizer, and felt pulled to use what I had at my disposal to organize for Puerto Rico," Taina Asili tells Billboard.