Posted by:Rae Kiragu
Icons in their own right, reggae sensation Morgan Heritage are the Grammy Award winning artists who are about to perform in the 254.
Having already been in the country and collaborated with a few artists from Kenya and within East Africa, Morgan Heritage are about to perform to what is expected to be their largest East African crowd this June 8th at the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Festival which is dubbed ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders Today’ was launched on the 17th of this month (May) at the Carnivore Grounds and is a global initiative to raise funds for youth leadership programs across Africa and Jamaica.
Hence the name ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders Today’.
Speaking on the importance of the festival, the ‘Raids Roots Dance’ singers said,
“We are doing this festival because we have identified the need of a conscious effort to be pushed forward to educate, empower, and creates opportunities that put put the youth on a path towards success.” -Morgan Heritage.
The concert will also see some incredible acts perform, including Diamond Platnumz, Yemi Alade, Naiboi, Alaine, Femi One, Chameleone, Stonebwoy, Wyre, Jemere Morgan and Jua Cali.
Some of the benefactors behind this festival include, Save The Children, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNODC, OXFAM International, Shofco and Joy Divine.