Grammy award-winning reggae band Morgan Heritage is set to release their new album, The Homeland, on April 21, which they describe as a “World Music” album. The 21-track album features top artists from around the world, including Shaggy, Beenie Man, Popcaan, Shatta Wale, Ice Queen Cleo, Youssou N’Dour, Mádé Kuti, Alpha Blondy, Otile Brown, Eddy Kenzo, Busy Signal, Capleton, and others. This star-studded collection is set to bring different sounds under one umbrella, combining the sounds of Africa with the sounds of Jamaica on this Afro-Fusion album.
Preadd and Presave “The Homeland” Album
The categorization of the album as “world music” implies its potential eligibility for consideration in the Global Music category at the upcoming Grammy awards. This album is a project of rebirth for the Morgan brothers, built upon a lineage that has lasted decades and one that will continue to forge forward.
The Homeland marks a new era for Morgan Heritage as they expand their global reach from the Caribbean to the African Continent and beyond. Musically, they take the listener on a journey that not only reminds them of days past but the future ahead. This album is the group’s first since the passing of Denroy Morgan last year.
To accompany the album announcement, Morgan Heritage has shared the lead single “Who Deh Like U” featuring Bounty Killer, Cham & Stonebwoy, which debuted at #1 on the US iTunes Afro-Beat chart. The Homeland kicks off a busy year for Morgan Heritage, who will also appear at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and tour the globe later this year.
Morgan Heritage has always been known for pushing the boundaries of reggae music, and The Homeland is no exception. The album brings together some of the biggest names in music from different parts of the world, creating a unique sound that is sure to appeal to a wide audience. The album’s title, The Homeland, speaks to the group’s desire to connect with their roots and pay homage to their ancestors while also looking to the future.
In conclusion, The Homeland is a highly anticipated album that will undoubtedly cement Morgan Heritage’s place in the global music scene. With its fusion of different sounds and styles, this album promises to be a game-changer for the group and a must-listen for music lovers worldwide
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