LazeReggae is more than pleased to announce that Jemere Morgan will debut his 2017 album, Transition tomorrow from 3pm East Africa time live on wgRADIO.fm.
The royal family of reggae Morgan Heritage’s musical legacy lives on by virtue of their body of work, and proudly through the next generation via Gramps Morgan’s son Jemere Morgan.
The budding star musical career blossomed and matured forefront on a worldwide stage, as fans of the Grammy award-winning band saw Jemere transition in front of their eyes. From a pubescent teen to a young man he remained a frequent fixture on stage with his family, and in the recent years, performing alongside and as a featured act. The latter has manifest and culminated in Jemere Morgan debut album, appropriately titled “Transition“.
“This album, Transition, represents the current phase in my life, transitioning into becoming a man. I’ve been working on this album for the past three years, handpicking each sound down to the melodies of each record. Music and the artist should be one, and if the beat doesn’t connect to me, I’m on to the next track. So, that’s how I picked the tracks for the album. ” explains Jemere of his inaugural album.
Released under Dada Son Entertainment on January 6th, 2017, “Transition” was produced by Gramps Morgan and Jemere himself, with productions contributions from Chimney Records, Markus Records, Rellee Hayden, Nebilus Records, Notis Records among a host of other notable producers, has 17 tracks and features collaborations with Jo Mersa Marley, Agent Sasco, J Boog, Stonebwoy, Toian and Gramps Morgan.
“I consider everyone featured on my album family. My uncle Peetah also helped with the co-writing process on my album.“. As the eyes and ears of the world await the album, Jemere recognizes that he feels a slight encumbrance, “I don’t really feel pressure, but there’s a standard that I have to live by. I’ve been blessed to have family and a team around me to help live up and above those standards.”
Celebrating its’ 10 years anniversary, the “Transition” project takes it’s place amid Dada Son Entertainment impressive discography featuring multi-Grammy Award-winner India Irie, Grammy winner Buju Banton, top charting j Boog to name a few. Available worldwide on most major online digital stores January 6th, 2017, pre-order “Transition” now and receive 2 free tracks.
“I put out my first album ever. That says a lot for the beginning of any artist’s career. It’s an accomplishment and a learning experience at the same time. This album represents me taking control of my life and turning my dream into a reality. Here you have it“. – Jemere Morgan
Charming, Soulful, and Full of Life – Jemere Morgan had the best of both worlds growing up between Brooklyn, New York and Jamaica. Gaining his dynamic style and rooted personality, Jemere took to rap music until one day, his Dad was shocked when he heard him singing. Before you know it, Jemere moved to Atlanta to start a singing career and initiate building Dada Son Entertainment. This next phase of Jemere’s life was the beginning of defining a dream of following in his family’s footsteps as the new outstanding reggae phenom.
Heir to the throne, the first to fill the next generation of the legendary Royal Family of Reggae Music MORGAN HERITAGE, is the son of Gramps, JEMERE MORGAN. His royal apprentice involved touring in front of thousands across the globe as an opener for his family. From Africa, Australia, South America and across the European waters, this 6 year blessing has instilled experience, hardship, humility and understanding as he transitions into his growth as a man. In addition, Jemere has toured under his father’s wing during the Gramps Morgan solo project. Jemere steps into his duties of spreading the word of love and unity for the people worldwide as he is, for reggae music at the very least – the definition of his name, a “Wish Come True.”
His first released record, “First Kiss” launched Jemere’s career in 2011, and the following year “Sunshine Glow” was shot in his favorite island of Anguilla. Jemere’s growth continued as his first hit single “Neighborhood Girl”, released in 2013, proved his sweet tone belonged amongst the best of current young reggae stars landing #1 on the iHeart radio charts. From that moment, Jemere continued constant touring as his family’s opening act and gaining loyal fans worldwide where he released dynamic records and covers along the way with notable collaborations with the likes of Jo Mersa Marley, J Boog, and Stonebwoy.
Rightfully so, his most rewarding collaboration was on the single “So Amazing” of Morgan Heritage’s Strictly Roots Album in 2015. Jemere can now say he is a Grammy Award Winning Artist for his feature on the Best Reggae Album. Now, Jemere’s first album entitled Transition is set for release in January of 2017. The peak of his journey is definitely approaching…..
When asked about what carried Jemere along this path, he simply said, “There’s a right way and there’s a wrong way….you choose one!”
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