Stephen Marley

Morgan Heritage adds Southern touch to Grammy winning reggae

Alongside Nashville's famous row of honky-tonk bars and nightclubs, a new island-inspired sound is emerging in Music City thanks to a Grammy-winning ambassador for reggae music.

Morgan Heritage started in the early '90s as a sibling band whose father is Jamaican reggae singer Denroy Morgan. Brothers Peter "Peetah," Memmalatel "Mr. Mojo" and Roy "Gramps" Morgan were raised in Massachusetts, but added a Southern touch to their latest album, "Avrakedabra," which was partially recorded in Nashville and is nominated for a Grammy for best reggae album.

Singer Roy "Gramps" Morgan has made Tennessee his home for five years, after...

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