Derrick Morgan

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Birthday
27, 1940
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1940 (age 78)

About

Reggae artist who became an icon of the genre thanks to hits like "Don't You Know," "Forward March" and "Tougher Than Tough." He is notable for such feats as becoming the first artist ever to fill the first 7 spots on the Jamaican pop chart simultaneously.

Before Fame

He spent the majority of his childhood in Kingston, Jamaica, where he won a talent show held at Palace Theatre as a teenager. 

Trivia

He has written several songs for other artists that have won the Festival Song Contest, including Devon Black's "Progress" and Stanley Beckford's "Fi Wi Island A Boom." 

Family Life

He is the father of singer Queen Ifrica.

Associated With

He has covered the Ben E. King song "Seven Letters."