Junior Kelly

Genres: Reggae
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Decades: 2000s
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Keith Morgan, 23 September 1969, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. Morgan was educated at St. Catherine High School and through peer pressure inherited his brother Jim’s musical legacy. Morgan was the brother of the late DJ, Jim Kelly, whose dancehall prominence opened a few doors for his younger sibling. In 1985, his elder brother took Morgan to his favourite studio where he recorded his debut, ‘Over Her Body’. The song did not make a significant impression within the Jamaican music industry but led to a series of auditions with the islands’ top producers, although artistic differences resulted in a small number of actual recording sessions. While he was establishing his career the setback of his elder brother’s untimely demise resulted in the younger Morgan performing as Junior Kelly in tribute to the late DJ. It was not until 1993 that Morgan’s second release, ‘Give Them A Bly’, surfaced. The singer has since stated that...

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