After reaching international success in Japan, iakopo now seeks to introduces himself to the western world by way of his new single ‘Supernatural.”
Wanting to immerse in the soul and vibes of reggae, while respecting the music which has shaped his career, Iakopo headed to Jamaica for “Supernatural” produced by reggae great Gramps Morgan of renowned Morgan Heritage Band.
“Supernatural” genuinely encompasses the sweet sound of Reggae, upon the first chords dropping “Supernatural” evokes an immediate melodic trance, followed by the soft innocent vocals of iakopo.
Speaking on the song, Iakopo states “the title says it all, love, life, recording in Jamaica, working with Gramps, the whole experience is supernatural.”
Morgan Heritage to release new album “Strictly Roots”
Critically acclaimed reggae band Morgan Heritage has announced the release date of their anticipated “Strictly Roots” Album. The album already deemed a classic by music industry insiders will be released on all major digital platforms April 20th, 2015.
This musical endeavor is even sweeter for the siblings as it is the first project produced under their own imprint label CTBC Music (Cool To Be Conscious). The album features an array of 13 memorable tracks fusing both reggae and dancehall such as the hit 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.
“This album is our most progressive album to date. We feel as if we’ve covered the full spectrum of Jamaican music and how it has influenced today’s global music industry. The root of these influences you hear come from Jamaica. Hence the title Strictly Roots.” states Mojo Morgan.
Fans who have been eagerly clamoring for the “Perform and Done” video need to wait no longer as the lead single off “Strictly Roots” album will premiere on the esteemed online magazine Billboard. Produced by renowned BBC One/BBC 1Xtra’s Seani B and Don Chandler, the single became an instant success as it showcased a different side of Morgan Heritage who is renowned for their conscious and social musical commentaries.
The reggae track “Perform and Done” infused with dancehall influences showcases the band’s celebrated versatility, deft vocals, clever songwriting and catchy hook.