Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan Of Morgan Heritage Passes Away

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The world of Reggae Music has lost another legend. Peter Anthony Morgan, best known as “Peetah” has passed away. He was 46 years old.

The announcement of his passing was made by his siblings of the band Morgan Heritage which they founded in 1994, and was put on their social media accounts. The caption read, “Heritage 4 Life!” The formal statement reads, “It is out of sincere love that we share that our beloved husband, father, son, and brother and lead singer of Morgan Heritage Peter Anthony Morgan has ascended today.”

The statement continues, “Our family thanks you in advance for your overwhelming love and support, and we ask for your continued prayers as we go through this process.” They went on to ask for respect and privacy during this difficult time.

After the lead singer’s death, Andrew Holness, Jamaica’s Prime Minister, shows Morgan Heritage love and respect. My heart is heavy to learn of the passing of Peetah Morgan of the world-renowned Morgan Heritage,” he said on his X (Twitter) account.

He continued, “I send my deep condolences to the Morgan family as they grieve this tremendous loss which is also a colossal loss for Jamaica and for Reggae Music.”

A cause of death has not been released. The group is made up of siblings, Una Morgan,  Roy “Gramps” Morgan, Nakhamyah “Lukes” Morgan, and Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” Morgan. They are best known for their songs “Down by the River,” “Don’t Haffi Dread,” “Tell Me How Come,” and more.

We will keep the Morgan family in our thoughts and prayers.