Morgan Heritage

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Morgan HeritageMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_0_0
OriginMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_1_0 Brooklyn, New York

Springfield, Massachusetts JamaicaMorgan Heritage_cell_0_1_1

GenresMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_2_0 ReggaeMorgan Heritage_cell_0_2_1
Years activeMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_3_0 1994–presentMorgan Heritage_cell_0_3_1
LabelsMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_4_0 VP Records

CTBC Music Group N Cool To Be Conscious Music Group

Membran 7 EmpireMorgan Heritage_cell_0_4_1
WebsiteMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_5_0 Morgan Heritage_cell_0_5_1
MembersMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_7_0 Peter "Peetah" Morgan

Roy "Gramps" Morgan Memmalatel "Mr. Mojo" MorganMorgan Heritage_cell_0_7_1

Past membersMorgan Heritage_header_cell_0_9_0 Una Morgan

Nakhamyah "Lukes" MorganMorgan Heritage_cell_0_9_1

Morgan Heritage is a Grammy-nominated Jamaican reggae band formed in 1994 by five children of reggae artist Denroy Morgan, namely Peter "Peetah" Morgan, Una Morgan, Roy "Gramps" Morgan, Nakhamyah "Lukes" Morgan, and Memmalatel "Mr. Mojo" Morgan. Morgan Heritage_sentence_0

They have toured internationally and released a number of reggae albums. Morgan Heritage_sentence_1

Career Morgan Heritage_section_0

Morgan Heritage, formed in 1994, made their first appearance at Reggae Sunsplash in Jamaica. Morgan Heritage_sentence_2

They were subsequently signed by MCA and released their debut album Miracles the same year. Morgan Heritage_sentence_3

This album was more pop-influenced than their later work. Morgan Heritage_sentence_4

After the release of Miracles, the family moved to Denroy's homeland of Jamaica. Morgan Heritage_sentence_5

In this period, three family members left the group. Morgan Heritage_sentence_6

Once in Jamaica, Morgan Heritage began working with reggae producers Bobby Dixon and Lloyd James, resulting in the release of their second album Protect Us Jah (1997), followed by One Calling (1998), and the spiritually-inclined Don't Haffi Dread (1999). Morgan Heritage_sentence_7

They released three compilation albums by "The Morgan Heritage Family and Friends", and a live album, Live in Europe!, recorded on their 2000 tour. Morgan Heritage_sentence_8

Following the release of their 2001 album More Teachings... Morgan Heritage toured Europe again, and they later returned several times. Morgan Heritage_sentence_9

Also in 2001 they took part in the Vans Warped Tour. Morgan Heritage_sentence_10

Their sixth studio album, Three in One, came out in 2003. Morgan Heritage_sentence_11

They released two DVDs, "Live In London" and "Live Over Europe 2003", and their seventh studio album Full Circle was released in 2005. Morgan Heritage_sentence_12

Their latest album, Mission In Progress, was released on 15 April 2008. Morgan Heritage_sentence_13

It includes the singles "Faithful" and "Raid Rootz Dance". Morgan Heritage_sentence_14

After several years during which the members worked on solo projects, the band came together to release the single "The Return" in 2012, and indicated that a new album would be recorded after their 2012 European tour. Morgan Heritage_sentence_15

The album, Here Come the Kings was released by VP Records in June 2013, followed by a tour of Europe. Morgan Heritage_sentence_16

Morgan Heritage have worked with many reggae bands and DJs, including Capleton, Junior Kelly, Luciano, Gentleman and Beres Hammond. Morgan Heritage_sentence_17

The group's 2015 album Strictly Roots won the Grammy Award in the Best Reggae Album category in 2016. Morgan Heritage_sentence_18

The band later released the album Avrakedabra, which was nominated for another Grammy in 2018. for the album "Avrakedabra", and in 2019 received a second Grammy. Morgan Heritage_sentence_19

Band members Morgan Heritage_section_1

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  • Peter "Peetah" MorganMorgan Heritage_item_0_0
  • Roy "Gramps" MorganMorgan Heritage_item_0_1
  • Memmalatel "Mr. Mojo" MorganMorgan Heritage_item_0_2

Past members Morgan Heritage_section_2

Morgan Heritage_unordered_list_1

  • Una MorganMorgan Heritage_item_1_3
  • Nakhamyah "Lukes" MorganMorgan Heritage_item_1_4

Videos Morgan Heritage_section_3

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  • "Let's Make Up"Morgan Heritage_item_2_5
  • "Don't Haffi Dread"Morgan Heritage_item_2_6
  • "I'll Do Anything For You (Rebirth)" (with Denroy Morgan)Morgan Heritage_item_2_7
  • "Saddle Up" (LMS + Morgan Heritage)Morgan Heritage_item_2_8
  • "U've Got Me"Morgan Heritage_item_2_9
  • "Tell Me How Come"Morgan Heritage_item_2_10
  • "Faithful"Morgan Heritage_item_2_11
  • "Liberation Riddim" (Morgan Heritage Family & Friends)Morgan Heritage_item_2_12
  • "Raid Rootz Dance"Morgan Heritage_item_2_13
  • "Nothing to Smile About"Morgan Heritage_item_2_14
  • "Perfect Love Song"Morgan Heritage_item_2_15
  • "Put It On Me"Morgan Heritage_item_2_16
  • "Perform and Done"Morgan Heritage_item_2_17

Albums Morgan Heritage_section_4

Morgan Heritage_unordered_list_3

  • Miracles (1994)Morgan Heritage_item_3_18
  • Protect Us Jah (1997)Morgan Heritage_item_3_19
  • One Calling (1998)Morgan Heritage_item_3_20
  • Don't Haffi Dread (1999)Morgan Heritage_item_3_21
  • Live In Europe! (2000)Morgan Heritage_item_3_22
  • More Teachings (2001)Morgan Heritage_item_3_23
  • Three In One (2003)Morgan Heritage_item_3_24
  • Live In Amsterdam! (2003)Morgan Heritage_item_3_25
  • Morgan Heritage Family and Friends, Vol. 1 (2004)Morgan Heritage_item_3_26
  • Morgan Heritage Family and Friends, Vol. 2 (2005)Morgan Heritage_item_3_27
  • Morgan Heritage Family and Friends, Vol. 3 (2005)Morgan Heritage_item_3_28
  • Full Circle (2005)Morgan Heritage_item_3_29
  • Live - Another Rockaz Moment (2006)Morgan Heritage_item_3_30
  • Mission In Progress (2008)Morgan Heritage_item_3_31
  • Journey Thus Far - Best of (2009)Morgan Heritage_item_3_32
  • Here Come the KIngs (2013), VPMorgan Heritage_item_3_33
  • Strictly Roots (2015) Music AlbumMorgan Heritage_item_3_34
  • Avrakedabra (2017), Cool To Be Conscious Music GroupMorgan Heritage_item_3_35
  • Loyalty (2019), CTBC Music Group/Membran 7 EmpireMorgan Heritage_item_3_36

Related acts Morgan Heritage_section_5

Members of the band have been involved in other projects. Morgan Heritage_sentence_20

Peetah Morgan has released new music featuring his solo sound, including the songs "Stay Getting High",and "Let’s Do This" (featuring Alaine), and recorded an album, "T.U.T. Morgan Heritage_sentence_21

(The Undeniable Truth)". Morgan Heritage_sentence_22

Roy "Gramps" Morgan, CEO of Dada Son Entertainment, released his debut album as a solo artist, entitled Two Sides of My Heart. Morgan Heritage_sentence_23

In 2009, he was featured in the India.Arie song "Therapy". Morgan Heritage_sentence_24

His second solo album, Reggae Music Lives, was released in 2012. Morgan Heritage_sentence_25

In 2012, Mojo Morgan signed to Krian Music Group. Morgan Heritage_sentence_26

He released his debut solo album in 2013. Morgan Heritage_sentence_27

Jemere Morgan, son of Roy "Gramps" Morgan, has also made a career in music, releasing his debut single "First Kiss" in August 2011 through Dada Son Entertainment. Morgan Heritage_sentence_28

He recently toured in Europe with Peetah and Gramps Morgan as their opening act. Morgan Heritage_sentence_29

He also toured with Morgan Heritage on their 'Here Come The Kings' tour in 2013. Morgan Heritage_sentence_30

Denroy Morgan, father of the Morgan Heritage band members, has released four albums of reggae music. Morgan Heritage_sentence_31

Other Morgan siblings have developed a more hip-hop influenced band called LMS, which often tours with Morgan Heritage. Morgan Heritage_sentence_32

In January 2019, after performing at the Wasafi Festival in Nairobi on New Year’s Eve alongside, Kenyan singer Naiboi, they announced on their instagram page that they would be working on a project together with the artiste. Morgan Heritage_sentence_33


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