Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan of Morgan Heritage passes away at age 46

Grammy Award Winning Reggae group Morgan Heritage last Sunday announced Sunday the death of their brother and lead singer Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan via a social media post.

Peter “Peetah” Morgan

Known for speaking on the injustice of the voiceless, with a catalogue of Reggae hits, the multi-Grammy award-winning singer is the voice of many of beloved songs, and well-known lyrics like, “tell mi how come?” and “you dont affi dread fi be rasta, this not a dreadlocks thing.”

Longevity and consistency are what define icons. Morgan Heritage is a testament to the latter with the band having hit songs across two decades in the music business with ‘Peetah‘ as their main singer playing an iconic role over the years.

Sunday’s announcement via Morgan Heritage’s official Instagram page 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 February 25th, 2024.”

It continued, “Jah come and save us from ourselves because love is the only way.”

“Our Family thank you in advance for your overwhelming love and support and we ask for your continued prayers as we go through this process. We also ask that you please respect our privacy during this time of healing. Thank you!”

Gramps Morgan Praises ‘Peetah’ Morgan’s ability to work the stage during performances. “There is no one like him” – he said in an Interview

Morgan Heritage is known for massive singles such as ‘Don’t Haffi Dread’, ‘Down By The River’, ‘Tell Me How Come’ and ‘Sunday Morning’.

Originally made up of five of Denroy Morgan’s talented children, Morgan Heritage, up until Peetah’s death, comprised Roy “Gramps” Morgan, Peter “Peetah” Morgan and Memmalatel “Mr. Mojo” Morgan; they are considered “The Trinity”.