"Two million people live in Puerto Rico's capital city, San Juan. 1,070,558 million people of Puerto Rican descent live in the NYC area," Christopher Chan, WatchCut's visual anthropologist, told BuzzFeed.
"By putting two histories together side-by-side, we see how complexly they are entangled. We see how migrants to New York bring with them the spirit of the island, but also how styles that emerge in Harlem or the Bronx also recirculate back 'home' to Puerto Rico. It's time to start complicating the idea that one people come from one place, when many of us in the diaspora feel like we always float between two."