Denroy Morgan looks to Africa

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!

Veteran reggae singer Denroy Morgan is joining forces with African reggae singers for his latest EP Missing You.

“These young men are my sons of the outer circle, the children of the outer circle, my spirit family, and they are incredibly talented — and I have the blueprint to introduce them to the world,” he told Jamaica Observer.

Available for pre-order on March 29, Missing You EP will be available on all digital platforms on April 6.

In addition to the title track of the same name, the five-track Missing You EP will feature songs including God is in Man, Rapture, and Super G Man.

African artistes include Nyasha David (Zimbabwe), Latitude (South Africa), Vagavybz (Rwanda), Q-Nel (Ghana), and Bravoo (Kenya).

Morgan has 30 children and is patriarch of the Morgan clan, which includes the LMS and Grammy-winning group Morgan Heritage. The latter took the 2015 Best Reggae Album Grammy Award for Strictly Roots.

“God is showing me a balance. I am an African born in Jamaica, who spent a portion of my life in the US. My kids were born in the US and spent their developing years in Jamaica, growing and understanding the energy, and buzzing with the Jamaican energy. Now, my kids are on a pioneering mission in Africa, they are the next generation of pioneers, and I am doing my part to unearth talent in Africa and to bring their music to the Jamaica and the world,” Morgan said.

Morgan rose to superstar status in the 1980s with I'll Do Anything For You and Make My Day.

Morgan is confident he can do it again.

“We have a moral imperative to create that light of change, that truth to expose that indelible mark of lies that has captivated the minds of people and put us in an ignorant state of mind of our black selves. Only Rasta can liberate the people,” he said.

Morgan is a bishop in the Abrahamic Covenant Family Ministry, an arm of the Ethiopian Orthodox Coptic Church of North and South America, and the International Gospel Helpers Church. He is also a member of the Twelve Tribes of Israel and the American Clergy Leadership Conference, with a Nyahbinghi Vibration and Bobo Shanti tradition.

His last album, Muzical Unity, was released in 2017 on Asaph Records/ VPAL Music.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon