In the midst of Puerto Rico’s disastrous financial situation, John Oliver and “Hamilton” star Lin-Manuel Miranda came together to ask for relief for the commonwealth state on Sunday.

Miranda slung a two minute rap about the subject, reminding the audience that the problems of Puerto Rico are the problems of America.


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