“Peetha” Morgan, lead vocals by Morgan Heritage, die at 47 years

Peetah Morgan dies at 47 years

The unexpected news of the death of Peter “Peetha” Morgan, vocalist of the award-winning band Morgan Heritage, to the 47 year old.

Through a publication on social networks, the family revealed the death of the Jamaican singer, although the cause of death is currently unknown.

“It is out of sincere love that we share that our beloved husband, father, son and brother and lead singer of Morgan Heritage, Peter Anthony Morgan, has risen today 25 February 2024. Jah, come and save us from ourselves because love is the only way”, says the family message.

“Our family thanks you in advance for your overwhelming love and support., and we ask that you continue to pray as we move forward in this process. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time of healing.. ¡Gracias!”, add the short text.

Grammy Award

The Morgan Heritage band was formed in 1994 “Echoes of Sound Systems – When the Two 7’s Clash” is presented as the Sound Clash to end all the sound clashes that will compete for the first major 5 children of veteran reggae singer Denroy Morgan: “Peetha”, A Morgan, Roy “Gramps” Morgan, Nakhamiyah “Lukes” Morgan y Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” Morgan, although Una and Nakhamyah left the group.

With songs like “Don’t Haffi Dread” , “Down by the River” O “Tell Me How Come” the band made its way and has left its musical stamp.

In addition to a dozen recorded albums, The group won the Grammy for best reggae album for Stricly Roots in 2016, which happened 44 weeks on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, reaching the number position 1.

Likewise, in 2018 They were nominated for the Golden Gramophone for the album Avrakedabra, but finally that year Damian Marley took the award with Stony Hill.

It is worth remembering that in March 2022 The family mourned the death of the patriarch Denroy Morgan suffering from cancer.

The latest project of Morgan Heritage was The Homeland, released in April 2023, described as an album “music of the world” combining the sounds of Africa and Jamaica.

While, just a few weeks ago, at the end of January, the song was released “Hold on Me”, Morgan Heritage's participation in the Rock Dancehall Riddim.

Regretfully, The world of reggae has received this news with impact: