“Loyalty”, the new album of iconic reggae band Morgan Heritage is out on pre-order. “Loyalty which is the band’s 12th studio album is slated for release in summer 2019. Characterised as authentic Roots Rock Reggae with influences of Reggae, Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, RnB, and Afrobeat, “LOYALTY” can be defined as a globe-trotting work of art.
Offering 16 tracks produced by Morgan Heritage with co-production from GRAMMY award-winning producers such as Jerry Wonda, Jason “J-Vibe” Farmer, Shane Brown and Aston Barrett Jr, amongst others. The album also features star-studded appearances from award-winning African superstars Diamond Platnumz, Stonebwoy, Patoranking, to Reggae Rock stars Pepper and Iration to Dancehall sensation Popcaan, as well as the voice of Emmy Award & Peabody Award winner Jeff Koinange on the intro of the album.
According to the management of the band, the album was completed under “unorthodox” means, with all three brothers in different locations. Mojo was in Kenya focusing on the group’s philanthropic efforts, while Gramps was travelling around the world healing people with his immediate family’s Masya CBD products and Peetah was in Miami, Florida anchoring the production.
“The new album showcases the universal state of Reggae and Jamaican music today. Our music is not one dimensional and we’re not loyal to one dimension of the music, rather we’re loyal to our genre”, Morgan Heritage said.
The album not only embodies Morgan Heritage’s global citizenship but is a testament of the siblings’ embrace of unifying cultures that is prominent in their music. It delivers the nostalgic Morgan Heritage sound that fans recognize as “Rockaz”. As prolific lyrics run a gamut of topics from; love with “All for You” to social commentary with “The Awakening”. Motivational tracks like “The World is Yours” accompanies stories about relationships in “Pay Attention” a tribute to the ladies. They embrace and pay homage to their African and Jamaican roots with the international hit song “Africa x Jamaica”. The closing song on the album “Home” penned on Father’s Day by Esh Morgan and his dad Mr Mojo, is an ode to all travelling parents that work hard for their families.
Releases like this stand the test of time and are representative of what committed, tasteful artistry is still capable of accomplishing. The Iconic GRAMMY Award-winning band has managed to stay true to their formula while collaborating with creators from all four corners of the Earth. With “LOYALTY” Morgan Heritage’s name is duly cemented in history.