Reggae singer Denroy Morgan has received the key to the city of Brooklyn, for his years of contribution to art and culture.
Denroy Morgan is the father of all the members of Grammy Award winning reggae group, Morgan Heritage, and has been a reggae singer for decades. He was honored with the keys to the city at the annual Afro-Caribbean Flavor (Free) Concert in Brooklyn on Tuesday (Aug. 22). In a message on his Instagram page, Ras Denroy Morgan thanks his fans for their years of support.
“Receiving the key to Brooklyn was an amazing feeling, receiving this honor and sharing the moment with my inner and outer circle family…PRICELESS! All I can do is give thanks and praise to JAH Rastafari,” he wrote, while his kids added, “@morganheritage Dad @rasdenroymorgan received the key to the city of Brooklyn New York something long in the making many years many obstacles but God is good well deserved honor such a living legend we love you daddy thank you for all you’ve done for us The Sacrifice and investment #morganheritage.”
The members of Morgan Heritage also paid tribute to their dad during the concert on Tuesday night at Brooklyn’s Wingate Field in New York. “Our father, mentor and teacher @rasdenroymorgan. Your persistence and perseverance is 2nd to none. Congrats on receiving the #KeyToTheCity of #Brooklyn. Love you!” the band said.