King of Ska Derrick Morgan to be Honoured on Jamaica Independence Day

August 6, 2022

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has announced that Jamaican music stalwarts, Derrick Morgan, and Kevin ‘Sanchez’ Jackson, will be honoured at the Grand Gala on Independence Day, August 6, at the National Stadium.
According to a release, Sanchez and Morgan will be presented with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport’s Music Icon Award for their sterling contribution to the popularity of Jamaican music on the world stage.
“As a nation, it is important that we celebrate the achievements of our troubadours who have worked tirelessly to help put Jamaica on the world map,” Grange said. “We are extremely pleased to honour them as we celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.”