The royal family of reggae Morgan Heritage’s musical legacy lives on by virtue of their body of work, and proudly through the next generation via Gramps Morgan’s son Jemere Morgan.
The budding star musical career blossomed and matured forefront on a worldwide stage, as fans of the Grammy award-winning band saw Jemere transition in front of their eyes. From a pubescent teen to a young man he remained a frequent fixture on stage with his family, and in the recent years, performing alongside and as a featured act. The latter has manifest and culminated in Jemere Morgan debut album, appropriately titled “Transition”.
“This album, Transition, represents the current phase in my life, transitioning into becoming a man. I’ve been working on this album for the past three years, handpicking each sound down to the melodies of each record. Music and the artist should be one, and if the beat doesn’t connect to me, I’m on to the next track. So, that’s how I picked the tracks for the album. ” explains Jemere of his inaugural album.
To be released under Dada Son Entertainment on January 6th, 2017, “Transition” was produced by Gramps Morgan and Jemere himself, with productions contributions from Chimney Records, Markus Records, Rellee Hayden, Nebilus Records, Notis Records among a host of other notable producers, has 17 tracks and features collaborations with Jo Mersa Marley, Agent Sasco, J Boog, Stonebwoy, Toian and Gramps Morgan. “I consider everyone featured on my album family. My uncle Peetah also helped with the co-writing process on my album.”. As the eyes and ears of the world await the album, Jemere recognizes that he feels a slight encumbrance, “I don’t really feel pressure, but there’s a standard that I have to live by. I’ve been blessed to have family and a team around me to help live up and above those standards.”
Along with an upcoming 2017 tour, Jemere will deliver 3 visuals for the album. “I am currently planning to shoot three videos for songs from the album, “Shouldn’t Have” featuring Jo Mersa Marley, “Bang Bang” featuring Toian, and “Try Jah Love” featuring my dad, Gramps Morgan.”