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Chameleone, Bebe Cool, Kenzo Mourn the Passing of Morgan Heritage Lead Singer Peter Morgan

posted onFebruary 26, 2024

Ugandan artistes Jose Chameleone, Bebe Cool and Eddy Kenzo took to social media to pay tribute to Peter Anthony Morgan 'Peetah', the fallen lead singer of the Reggae band Morgan Heritage.

Kenzo, who in 2023 featured the band on his Blessing album, said: "You have been called to Sing with the Angels Rasta. May the heavens receive you well."

Chameleone posted on X: "Oh No!!!!!! @morganheritage @grampsmorgan I love you my family!!!!!! PETER we love you so much!!! It’s so heartbreaking. [Crying emojis]."

Taking to X, Cool said: "The reggae world has been hit by the sudden demise of a legend, Peter Morgan. You will live on as your life was written for reggae for life. RIP."

Peetah died at the age of 47.

In an emotional statement that has echoed throughout the reggae music scene and beyond, the Morgan Heritage family has announced the death of one of Morgan Heritage's band members, Peter Anthony Morgan.

The revered lead singer of the iconic reggae band ascended on February 23, 2024, leaving behind a legacy that has indelibly shaped the genre and touched the hearts of fans worldwide.

Peter Anthony Morgan, popularly known to many as simply 'Peetah', was not just the voice that propelled Morgan Heritage to international acclaim; he was a devoted husband, father, son, and brother.

The family's Instagram statement on February 25, captured their profound loss

"It is out of sincere love that we share that our beloved husband, father, son, brother, and lead singer of Morgan Heritage, Peter Anthony Morgan, has ascended today, February 23, 2024. Jah come and save us from ourselves because love is the only way," reads the statement.

Morgan Heritage, known as the 'Royal Family of Reggae', blended rich harmonies, conscious lyrics, and a commitment to the roots of reggae music.

Peter's voice was crucial to this blend, delivering messages of love, unity, and social consciousness that resonated globally.

The band consisted of Peetah's siblings Roy 'Gramps' Morgan and Memmalatel 'Mr Mojo' Morgan. Former members include Una Morgan and Nakhamyah 'Lukes' Morgan.

Morgan Heritage's music, under Peter's lead, transcended borders and cultures, earning them a dedicated fan base and numerous accolades, including a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.


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