Grammy-Winning Reggae Group Morgan Heritage Announces Back to Basics December Tour!


Guided by sheer acumen and a passionate desire to make their already rich musical legacy even more impactful, Morgan Heritage, after much deliberation and contemplation, triumphantly delivers their latest album exclusively on their very own label CTBC (Cool To Be Conscious) Music Group. Join them in celebrating their Strictly Roots Deluxe Edition on tour this December! Tickets here!

December 4th @ Plush Hall in West Palm Beach, FL

December 7th @ Manor in Washington DC

December 8th @ Royal Peacock in Atlanta, GA

December 9th @ Farotage in Raleigh, NC

December 14th @ Kay’s Oasis in Boston, MA

December 15th @ Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT

December 16th @ BB Kings in New York, NY

December 17th @ MP Ultra Lounge in Norfolk, VA

December 18th @ Dunn’s River Island Cafe in Tampa, FL

December 19th @ Indochine in Jacksonville, FL

To buy tickets visit their website at:


Congratulations to reggae legends The Royal Family of Reggae Morgan Heritage for winning their first Grammy for their album “Strictly Roots,” which is available through IDC’s physical distribution catalog.

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IDC has been excited to have “Strictly Roots” in our catalog since its release and always knew it would be a winner. This tenth release from the Morgan Heritage family, which includes Peetah (vocals), Una (keyboard/vocals), Gramps (keyboard/vocals), Lukes (rhythm guitar) and Mojo (percussion/vocals), is not, as the title implies, an homage to Roots Reggae music, but a potpourri of different styles, clearly aimed at a mainstream audience.


This 2015 release features an array of 13 memorable tracks fusing both reggae and dancehall, such as the single “Perform and Done,” “Child Of JAH” featuring Chronixx, “Put it On Me,” and “So Amazing” featuring J Boog, Jemere Morgan, & award winning drummer Gil Sharone. The album also features “Wanna Be Loved” featuring Eric Rachmany of Rebelution. “Strictly Roots” is the first release on their very own label C.T.B.C. (Cool To Be Conscious) Music Group, marking their first release as truly independent artists, and as such represents a win for all indie labels and artists eager to work outside of the major label system.

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IDC was instrumental in booking many in-store performances and retail promotions for the band, and supported the album’s release in many ways. We were blessed to attend a few of the in-store performances, and Morgan Heritage put on a great show for the various retailers and fans that attended these events. Morgan Heritage is a hard working band that performed well over 100 shows last year and they have been able to achieve great progress with their label Cool To Be Conscious Records.

Congratulations to CTBC Records, Mojo, Gramps, Una, Peetah, and Lukes, as well as Wendy Morgan who helped keep the entire project on track. IDC is honored to be a part of this amazing journey!

IDC Website Updated!

Check out the recently updated home page of the Independent Distribution Collective website! The page now features IDC artists Orgy, Morgan Heritage, Bekah Barnett and Bobby Hustle.
Screen Shot 2015-08-21 at 2.16.33 PMOur website is a great resource to check out our services, catalog, and all other things IDC! Have a look around and contact the team for any information concerning working with us or where you can find the music from IDC’s artists.

Morgan Heritage Dunkin Donuts Iced Coffee Lounge Session

Back in May, The Royal Family of Reggae performed at the Z100/iHeartRadio in their Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee Lounge. The five different songs that Morgan Heritage laid down, including the title track from their new album “Strictly Roots” are now featured on the Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee Lounge website for your viewing and listening pleasure.

To watch Morgan Heritage rock this New York based studio, follow the link and click on the “Performances” button:

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Pick up the album “Strictly Roots” on iTunes here:

Be sure to check out Morgan Heritage’s tour dates to find out when they’ll be in your area:

Video Of Morgan Heritage Song “We Are Warriors” Showcasing Golden State Basketball Highlights

The Bay Area is currently waiting in anticipation for their Golden State Warriors to take the court on Thursday against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. To add to the buzz, IDC artists Morgan Heritage have released a video showing some of this season’s best highlights of Steph Curry and the squad set to “We Are Warriors” feat. Bobby Lee of SOJA from their brand new album “Strictly Roots”.

Check out the video here and share wherever you can:

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Video by: Maximilian Shelton

Morgan Heritage New Album Debuts At #1 On Billboard Reggae Albums Chart #16 On Heatseekers

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New York City/Jamaica – May 1st, 2015 – Strictly Roots, the recently released full-length from The Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart in its opening week, following its initial debut as the #1 Reggae Album on iTunes. The album’s impressive charting also includes #16 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. Strictly Roots is currently available digitally and in retail stores nationwide including Best Buy, Target, Walmart and Barnes and Noble. Purchase Strictly Roots on iTunes, here: or on Amazon, here: For more information, please visit:

Writer and industry tastemaker, Tomas Palermo, remarks that Strictly Roots is “a complete and satisfying album from the reggae kings. Morgan Heritage started the roots revival; good to see they are still leading the way.”


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Morgan Heritage “Strictly Roots” Front Page Feature On iTunes!

Check out IDC artist, and the Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage grabbing a top spot on iTunes.

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IDC Artists Get Features On iTunes Reggae Page

Big up to IDC Artists The Royal Family of Reggae Morgan Heritage and the crew from Royal Order Music for their features on the iTunes Reggae page. Go to to check out their releases Strictly Roots and Smart Riddim, respectfully.

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