Morgan Heritage’s The Homeland Debuts #1 on US iTunes World Music Albums Chart, Musically Tracing Jamaica to Africa
2023s Must Hear World Music Album Features Shaggy, Beenie Man, Popcaan, Shatta Wale, Ice Queen Cleo, Youssou N’Dour, Mádé Kuti + more
3x Grammy award-winning reggae group Morgan Heritage –– currently composed of the Trinity: Peetah Morgan, Gramps Morgan, and Mr. Mojo Morgan, all the children of late reggae great and Father of A Nation, the Hon. Ras Denroy Morgan –– release their new studio album, The Homeland, which has debuted #1 US iTunes World Music Albums chart.
Slated as 2023s must hear world music project, the 21-track collection marks a new era for Morgan Heritage as they expand their global reach from the Caribbean to the African Continent and beyond. With the aim of bridging their parents’ home of Jamaica to their ancestral homeland of Africa, Morgan Heritage brought together the biggest names across caribbean and African music, including: Shaggy, Beenie Man, Popcaan, Shatta Wale, Ice Queen Cleo, Youssou N’Dour, Mádé Kuti, Alpha Blondy, Otile Brown, Eddy Kenzo, Busy Signal, Capleton and more.
The Homeland is a project of rebirth for the Morgan brothers, built upon a lineage that has lasted decades and one that will continue to forge forward. Musically, they take the listener on a journey that not only reminds them of days past, but the future ahead. Take a listen to the albums “infectiously upbeat” (Brooklyn Vegan) lead single “Who Deh Like U” feat Bounty Killer, Cham & Stonebwoy, which debuted at #1 on the US iTunes Afro-Beat chart.Morgan Heritage joined GRAMMY Museum (at L.A. Live) last month as guests for The Drop Series, hosting an intimate conversation about their career, creative process, and their new album.
This kicked off the culturally-iconic band’s global promotional tour, with planned stops in Los Angeles, New York, England, Germany, France, Uganda and Ghana.
“Felt all the rhythm and vibes… fuse various sounds and melodies from around the world” –– Grammy Museum
“Infectiously upbeat” –– Brooklyn Vegan
“They continue to spearhead the genre that is reggae” –– Sheen Magazin