Reggae music lovers who are also Morgan Heritage’s loyal fans can now smile and stand on one foot after the musical family won their first Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album for their latest project ‘Strictly Roots’ on February 15th 2016.
The album,which was released in last year April saw some musical bigwigs such as Shaggy, Jo Mersa Marley, Jemere Morgan, J Boog, Chronixx and more getting featured and was in for stiff competition for the award against the likes of Jah Cure (The Cure), Barrington Levy (Acousticalevy), Rocky Dawuni (Branches Of The Same Tree), and Luciano (Zion Awake).
“My God! This one is for Jamaica and the people of St Thomas,” Gramps Morgan said. “It’s more than any emotion. The feeling is just insane. Winning the Grammy is an achievement next to none. While we are grateful for the acknowledgement from our peers, we are even more grateful for the people behind the music and our fans that kept us going for over 20 years,” Mojo Morgan was reported saying.
This year’s grammys was the 58th in history.Congratulations Morgan Heritage.
AUTHOR: MUKAMI KANYI