(Nairobi, Kenya) – Grammy-winning Reggae group Morgan Heritage have launched the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Festival” at Laurette Gardens at the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya on June 8, featuring some of the biggest names in Jamaican music and the hottest artist from across Africa.
The global initiative festival will raise funds and awareness for youth leadership development programs in Africa and Jamaica, with benefactors including Save The Children, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNODC, OXFAM International, Shofco, Joy Divine and others. The full festival line-up will be announced through Morgan Heritage and Official Festival social media and websites.
The “Tomorrow’s Leaders Festival” will be broadcasted live by festival media partner Trace Global Network, covering more than 160 countries in more than 200 million homes. It will also stream live on YouTube.
“We Morgan Heritage are doing this festival because we’ve identified the need for a conscious effort to be pushed forward to educate, empower and create opportunities that puts the youth on a path toward success for generations to come. So we’re asking the world to help us help the children across Africa and Jamaica where this movement to save a generation has started.”
The group went on to say;
“Buju Banton and Sauti Sol has not been announced and despite a few people trying to spread news about the final line-up, we assure you that we will not promote any artist that will not appear at Kasarani Stadium on Saturday June 8th”
Mike Sonko speaks
Governor Mike Sonko went on to say,
“As the Governor of Nairobi County we support you and congratulations on your Grammy. Welcome to Kenya and let’s make a good event”.
The Morgan Heritage Foundation and its partners are committed to presenting world-class talent to generate awareness, inspiration and empowerment among individuals, families and corporations. Their goal is to help turn humanities dreams of a better tomorrow into a reality. Our children are tomorrow’s leaders and it is our mission to support them in order to secure the future of the world. If we lead, the youth will follow.
Morgan Heritage won their first Grammy in 2016 for “Best Reggae Album” for “Strictly Roots” as producer and artist. The band landed their second Grammy nomination for critically acclaimed album “Avrakedabra” in the “Best Reggae Album” category in 2017. Huffington Post said “It’s the reggae album that’s about to make history.”
Morgan Heritage will release a new album June 21 entitled “LOYALTY” this summer and their world tour starts this summer.