Reggae Sumfest 2023 witnessed an extraordinary homecoming as the 3-time Grammy-winning Reggae group, Morgan Heritage, delivered a sensational performance that left the audience in awe.
With a history deeply rooted in the festival, the Royal Family of Reggae gave a dynamic display of their classic hits spanning two decades, culminating in an exhilarating showcase of their latest album, ‘The Homeland.’ The album’s sonic journey from Jamaica to Africa resonated with fans globally, topping the iTunes World Music Albums chart in over 20 countries within 24 hours of its release.
The unanimous feedback from the live and online audience praised Morgan Heritage’s musical maturity and timeless presence. Many described the performance as a defining moment in the group’s illustrious three-decade career. The band’s dedication to honoring Reggae legends, including their late father, the Hon. Bishop Ras Denroy Morgan, and producer Bobby “Digital” Dixon, added an emotional touch to the memorable show.
As a globally acclaimed Reggae icon, Morgan Heritage also highlighted the importance of legends who have influenced the genre’s success throughout their stellar performance. The group’s dedication to preserving Reggae’s legacy was evident as they paid tribute to the late Toots Hibbert and Jimmy Cliff, who were instrumental in shaping the genre.
Furthermore, their album ‘The Homeland’ is a testament to their cross-continental collaborations, featuring prominent African stars such as Made Kuti, Stonebwoy, and Diamond Platnumz.
After touring Nigeria and various African countries, Morgan Heritage plans to return to Nigeria as part of their ongoing global tour before the end of 2023.