'Peetah' Morgan, lead singer of reggae band Morgan Heritage, dies at 46 | EUROtoday

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Peter Anthony Morganvocalist of the favored reggae band Morgan Heritage which he based along with 4 brothers, died this Sunday on the age of 46, his household reported.

In a press release printed on social media, the household requested for privateness and thanked individuals upfront for his or her love and help. The announcement didn’t specify a explanation for loss of life.

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness wrote on the social community Jamaica and reggae music.

Morgan, generally known as 'Peetah', was the son of famend Jamaican reggae singer Denroy Morgan.

'Peetah' and his brothers shaped Morgan Heritage in 1994, and the group received a Grammy in 2016 for finest reggae album for 'Strictly Roots'.

One of his brothers, Roy ‘Gramps’ Morganmoved to Tennessee, the place he meant to introduce the world of reggae to Nashville.

“If you follow reggae music and country music, it tells a lot of stories,” Morgan instructed The Associated Press in 2018. “In reggae we tell the story of people who suffer.”

The different brothers who helped discovered the band have been Una Morgan, Nakhamyah 'Lukes' Morgan and Memmalatel 'Mr. Mojo' Morgan.