The Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage, are excited to announce that their tenth studio album, Strictly Roots, is now available for pre-order. Strictly Roots will be released digitally worldwide on April 20th, 2015 and physically April 21st, 2015 (Europe May 29th, 2015).
Morgan Heritage recently premiered the video for their single, “Perform And Done,” with Billboard.com. The song is already receiving substantial airplay nationwide from stations including WQHT-New York, WEDR-Miami, WAMJ-Atlanta, WBTT, WJBT-Jacksonville, WJMN-Boston and WERQ-Baltimore. In addition, the band premiered “So Amazing,” the second single off the album on Yahoo! Music.
The band, who have established themselves as the premiere live group on the reggae circuit, will be kicking off the Strictly Roots tour in support of the their newest album on April 8th in Washington D.C. and wrapping up in Las Vegas, NV on April 27th. The tour also features third generation ambassador from the Morgan family, Jemere Morgan, as a special guest.
Undoubtedly one of contemporary reggae’s most powerful forces on the global stage, the sensational roots reggae quintet, which comprises siblings Peetah Morgan (vocals), Una Morgan (keyboard/vocals), Gramps Morgan (keyboard/vocals), Lukes Morgan (rhythm guitar) and Mr. Mojo Morgan (percussion/vocals) has embraced the challenges that come with empowerment of this nature.
Guided by sheer acumen and a passionate desire to make their already rich musical legacy even more impactful, Morgan Heritage, after much deliberation and contemplation, triumphantly delivers their latest album exclusively on their very own label CTBC (Cool To Be Conscious) Music Group.
Strictly Roots features a wide variety of guest performers including platinum selling pop/dancehall phenomenon, Shaggy; American reggae and R&B vocalist, J Boog; third generation ambassadors from the Morgan and Marley families, Jemere Morgan and Jo Mersa Marley; reggae sensation, Chronixx; rock, world and reggae band, Rebelution; and Bumble Bee from the American Grammy-nominated pop reggae band, SOJA.
Among the heavyweight co-producers with Morgan Heritage on Strictly Roots are Don Chandler and BBC One/BBC 1Xtra’s Seani B, Shane C. Brown of Juke Boxx Productions, multiple Grammy nominee, Jason “J-Vibe” Farmer; French reggae/dancehall production duo Matthieu Bost and Jérémie “Bim” Dessus; guitarist Andrew “Simmo” Simpson. In addition, multi-faceted studio and touring drummer, Gil Sharone, has contributed to the brilliant instrumentation for which Morgan Heritage is known. Gil’s DVD, Wicked Beats, won the Drummie award in Drum Magazine for “DVD Of The Year” 2011.
Throughout 2015, Morgan Heritage will be touring in support of Strictly Roots, which will be released digitally on April 20th, 2015 and physically on April 21st, 2015.