Daveed Diggs/Eleven year-old actor Ethan Hollingsworth performing in "Hanukkah Puppy" music video.(L) Courtesy of Sophie Elgort/(R) Disney Channel*

A new Hanukkah song has arrived to Disney Channel thanks to the mastery of rapper, singer, and songwriter Daveed Diggs.


Puppy For Hanukkah

The Hamilton actor wrote, produced, and performed a new song, Puppy For Hanukkah premiered on Friday on Disney Channel. The premise of the holiday hip-hop song, according to Steven Vincent, vice president of Music and Soundtracks of Disney Branded Television, is:

"a Hanukkah song for the ages that's inventive, humorous and relevant as it celebrates the Miracle of Lights, the diverse world we live in, and the universal joy when a family adopts a pet into a child's life."

The song, was also written by William Huston and Jonathan Snipes and mixed by Steve Kaplan.

Diggs talks about working on the project and says:

"I was honored when Disney Channel approached me to come up with a fresh Hanukkah tune and embraced the opportunity to share my love of music and a little piece of my culture."

Along with the music video's premiere on Disney Channel, it will be rotating on Disney Channel and in Disney Stores this month, as well as on Disney Music VEVO.

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